Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Wells Fargo Becomes a BDPA Bronze Sponsor

Wells Fargo, one of America’s largest financial services institutions is a Bronze Sponsor National BDPA at this year’s 35th Annual BDPA Technology Conference and Career Fair, August 14-17, 2013, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. Wells Fargo earned a 2013 Corporate Epsilon Award from BDPA and is one of 11 finalists to be considered for the title of ‘Best Company for Blacks in Technology’. The winner of that penultimate award will be announced at the Awards Gala on August 17.

Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo ranks No. 25 on Fortune’s list of the largest companies in the United States. Wells Fargo has over 270,000 team members in 9,000 branches spread over 35 countries.
"The career fair would not be possible without the generous support of sponsors like Wells Fargo," said Monique Berry, National BDPA president.
Monique Berry and Wayne Hicks
Wells Fargo is respected worldwide as a diversified financial service company that offers both a community service appeal, as well as a global presence with $1.4 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo offers banking, consumer and commercial finance, insurance, investments, mortgage and ATM and Internet services.
Wells Fargo has been an important part of the BDPA family for a number of years,” said Wayne Hicks, Director, BDPA Corporate Sales Director. “Wells Fargo employees have served as local chapter presidents and the company has been recognized on both an individual and corporate level with our Epsilon Award. This financial institutional has demonstrated by their powerful example that they are serious about diversity recruitment and retention of its information technology employees. I am very proud to see Wells Fargo on board again in 2013 as a BDPA bronze level sponsor," he added.
BDPA is recognized nationally as a global member-focused technology organization with over 45 active chapters in the United States. BDPA continues to stand as a leader in delivering 21st century technological programs, college scholarships, mentoring, support and services for youth and adult IT professionals.

For more information, contact Wayne Hicks,, (301) 584-3135.

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