Wells Fargo Environmental Affairs Team

We want the Wells Fargo Environmental Forum to be a place where you can share your thoughts, stories, and knowledge with us as well. While we hope that our expertise and experience will inspire those of you who have chosen the same journey to sustainability, we also realize that we may not always have the answers. In that respect, we need and value your input, and hope to learn from you too.

Angie Kaipust

Angie Kaipust

Wells Fargo Corporate Communications

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Ashley Grosh

Ashley Grosh

As a Project Manager for Environmental Affairs, Ashley Grosh helps further the connection between banking and environmental initiatives with customers, communities, non-profits, universities, and Wells Fargo business groups. She earned a BA in Economics with a minor in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and is currently seeking an energy certificate program from the LEEDS School of Business.

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Brian Matthay

Brian Matthay

Brian Matthay is a Senior Vice President in Wells Fargo's Environmental Finance Group where his primary focus is originating, structuring and negotiating solar tax equity investments. He also works closely with multiple business units to develop new renewable energy and energy efficiency financing products and advance the bank’s commitment to other environmental finance opportunities. Outside of Wells Fargo, he helps manage Imagine H2O, a non-profit that empowers entrepreneurs to solve the world’s water challenges.

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Curt Radkin

Curt Radkin

Curt Radkin is a Senior Vice President and Sustainability Strategist for Wells Fargo Corporate Properties Group. He is responsible for developing strategies and working with other Wells Fargo groups and leaders to engage in sustainable practices that will minimize the environmental impact of Wells Fargo’s 100 million square foot corporate real estate portfolio, which accounts for 85% of Wells Fargo’s greenhouse gas emissions. Curt has a BS in Architecture from the Ohio State University and studied architecture at Oxford College in Oxford, England.

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David Kennedy

David Kennedy

David Kennedy manages internal and external communications and media relations for Wells Fargo in Alaska. He has been with Wells Fargo since 2001 and earned the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation in 2012. David holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Florida State University.

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Jeff Austin

Jeff Austin

As head of Environmental Affairs Operational Sustainability Strategy, Jeff is responsible for environmental goal setting and performance in the areas of supply chain, facilities, and information technology. He manages the company’s progress toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and efforts to increase energy and water efficiency, and works to increase waste stream diversion rates and the development of more sustainable supply chain practices and policies. Austin serves on the External Advisory Board of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s IDEAS (Infrastructure, Design, Environment and Sustainability) Center.

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Krista Van Tassel

Krista Van Tassel

As Community and Team Member Engagement manager for Wells Fargo’s Environmental Affairs Team, Krista supports the company’s 70+ Green Teams, recognizing and promoting environmental innovator best practices, and engaging and educating team members about their role in helping the company’s sustainability efforts. She also manages Wells Fargo’s Environmental Solutions for Communities’ $3 million annual nonprofit grant program focused on helping make long-term sustainable economic investments in local communities where its customers and 264,000 team members work and live. Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2009, Krista worked in a variety of sustainability and marketing positions in both the nonprofit and for profit sectors. Krista earned her MBA in International Business at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Mary Wenzel

Mary Wenzel

Mary is head of Wells Fargo’s Environmental Affairs and is responsible for developing strategies and driving organizational change in support of the company’s sustainability efforts. Her areas of focus include environmental philanthropy, operational sustainability, environmental and social risk management, clean technology financing and lending, integration of environmental policies and process into company operations, community development initiatives and customer, and team member engagement, among others.

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Pia Hahn

Pia Hahn

Pia joined the Social Responsibility Communications team in September 2012 to help share environmental stories across the company and in our communities as we continue to invest in environmental solutions in our communities.

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Robyn Luhning

Robyn Luhning

Robyn is head of Wells Fargo’s Environmental and Social Risk Management and works with a broad range of internal business groups and external stakeholders to promote responsible ways of doing business together with our business customers. Her work has covered all angles of sustainability strategy, including managing relationships with socially responsible investor groups; leading multi-function, multi-level teams to define company sustainability priorities and goals; and corporate responsibility communications planning and execution.

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Stephanie Rico

Stephanie Rico

Stephanie focuses on helping Wells Fargo achieve its goal of accelerating a transition to a “greener” economy via finance and support of our customers who are looking to take advantage of the benefits of renewable energy and clean technology. Stephanie has a BA in Social Science, Interdisciplinary Studies from San Francisco State University and an MBA from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

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Tom Unger

Tom Unger

Wells Fargo Regional Communicator Tom Unger is a veteran of the company for more than 20 years, Tom manages internal and external communication for Oregon and S.W. Washington. He’s a New York native who has worked in journalism and corporate communications for more than 35 years and has earned close to 30 communications awards.

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