Wells Fargo Eastern Bank President Laura Schulte named Queens 2012 BusinessWoman of the Year
Enterprising banking executive recognized for her professional achievements and civic involvement
Queens University of Charlotte is pleased to present the 2012 Charlotte BusinessWoman of the Year award to Laura Schulte. As president of Wells Fargo's Eastern Community Bank, Schulte leads 14 states and the District of Columbia, 32,000 team members, more than 2,700 banking stores and 4,600 ATMs.
She becomes the 28th woman to be honored with the Charlotte BusinessWoman of the Year award for significant, sustained contributions to business and the community. The award celebrates the achievements of exceptional women professionals who exhibit leadership as defined by the values of the McColl School of Business at Queens - competence, character and commitment to the community.
Previous winners include Ann Caulkins, Carol Hevey, Cathy Bessant, Patricia Rodgers, Ruth Shaw and Joan Zimmerman.
"Laura Schulte is known for her visionary leadership in guiding the final phase of the largest retail bank conversion in U.S. history, among other initiatives at Wells Fargo," said Pamela Davies, president of Queens. "Since relocating to Charlotte, she has been tirelessly dedicated to our community."
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