Geri Yang-Johnson, vice president and community relations senior consultant, is charged with implementing Wells Fargo’s community and economic development programs in Central California. For more than 15 years, Geri has dedicated herself to improving California communities through advocacy, philanthropy, and development. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Geri served as a program officer for Central Valley Community Foundation where she focused on empowering underserved communities and strengthening the capacity of nonprofits.
Geri, a Bankers Without Borders Global Fellow and a 2014 Funders Network PLACES Fellow, currently serves on the board of The California Wellness Foundation and Reinvent Stockton Foundation. Geri also serves as an Executive Committee Member for Fresno DRIVE, a $4 billion regional inclusive economy investment plan. She previously served on the boards of The Women’s Foundation of California, Access Plus Capital, the Statewide Steering Committee for Smart Growth California, and Narrative Change Work Group for Living Cities.
Geri earned her Bachelor of Arts in Women Studies from California State University, Fresno. She lives with her husband and daughter in Fresno, CA.