MILWAUKEE, WI – Sept. 9, 2019 – The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Wells Fargo as the organization’s newest gold founding member. Wells Fargo and team members have supported the LGBT Chamber for the past four years.
“We are honored that Wells Fargo has decided to increase its investment and collaboration with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber and become our newest gold member,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “We have thoroughly enjoyed our relationship with the company for the past few years and are excited about how this increased investment can dramatically impact LGBT and allied businesses in Wisconsin.”
As a gold founding member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber, Wells Fargo will fill a seat on the chamber’s Leadership Advisory Council, as well as provide leadership for other opportunities to promote diversity.
“Wells Fargo understands the importance of a diverse and inclusive community,” said Tony Nguyen, Wells Fargo region bank president. We value and promote diversity and inclusion in all aspects of business and at all levels, as success comes from inviting and incorporating diverse perspectives. We are excited about what an expanded effort with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber will allow us to accomplish together.”
“We are thankful for Wells Fargo’s continued commitment to developing a pro-fairness business community in Wisconsin,” added Rae.
About the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has more than 600 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.