Beverly Anderson is the executive vice president of consumer financial services at Wells Fargo. She is responsible for the strategy, development, growth, and profitability of Wells Fargo's consumer lending group, including credit cards, auto loans, and personal lines and loans.
For more than two decades, Anderson has advanced her career by building businesses and delivering tangible results in the financial services and payments industries. The first 10 years were spent in corporate banking driving mergers and acquisitions with some of the nation's largest banks during the 1980s and 1990s. Post-MBA, Anderson moved to the consumer side of financial services driving consumer and small business strategies, product strategies, and enterprise growth and profitability strategies with First USA (Chase), Fleet (Bank of America), and American Express. She also spent time at a start-up consulting firm, Novantas LLC, as the first female principal and the first African American, leading the customer experience and customer strategies practices.
Anderson graduated summa cum laude from Florida A&M University in 1986 with a BS in business and received her MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School in 1997. At HBS, Beverly was the president of the African American Student Union and a member of many clubs and organizations.
A passionate supporter of education, leadership, talent development, and the arts, Anderson volunteers, mentors, and engages in a number of ways to express those interests. In addition to serving as vice chairman of the Council of Urban Professionals, she sits on the Wells Fargo Management Committee, participates in its diversity council, and is highly involved in the HBS African American Alumni Association.