Lee Ann Pearce is Manager of the Food and Agribusiness Industry Advisors team at Wells Fargo Bank and is my featured guest in today’s podcast. Our main focus will be sustainability in agriculture and how her team is working hard to be proactive in getting producers and ag industries to adopt sustainability practices because that is what consumers are wanting.
Lee Ann joined Wells Fargo in 2016 after a 30-year career in Commercial Banking and the Farm Credit System. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Lee Ann worked as Regional Vice President and Manager of Capital Markets for Farm Credit West, and also led a Wine Specialty Lending Group with emphasis on the Central Coast of California.
Lee Ann holds an undergraduate degree in Ag Business Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with an emphasis in finance.
Lee Ann lives with her family in Templeton, California on a small farm growing grapes used for premium wine production. She has served as Secretary of the Templeton Instrumental Music Boosters Association and as a member of the San Luis Obispo Farm Bureau Board of Directors.
Lee Ann’s office is in Templeton, California and her geographic area of coverage extends to all regions of North America.