Beth Renner brings both a global perspective and a “roll up your sleeves” approach to charitable giving. She has more than 27 years of experience in the financial services industry and serves as the National Director for Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services within The Private Bank. She leads a staff of 110 philanthropic specialists who manage assets of more than $26 billion in endowments, private foundations, personal charitable trusts, donor advised funds, and institutional planned gifts.
In the broader community, Beth is active as a volunteer, philanthropist, and board member. She serves as the National Chair of the American Red Cross’ Tiffany Circle; is a National Council Member of Women’s Philanthropy Institute, at the Lily School of Philanthropy Indiana University and she is a Member of Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion at Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Beth has presented philanthropic programs with industry leaders such as: Lynne Twist, author of The Soul of Money; Dr. Debra Mesch, Director of Women’s Philanthropy Institute; Sharna Goldseker, Executive Director of 21/64 and author of Generation Impact: How Next Gen Donors are Revolutionizing Giving, and Justin Rockefeller of Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Addepar, and The ImPact. She is a frequent contributor to Wells Fargo Conversations and has appeared in Bloomberg Business Week.
Beth holds a Masters of Management from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota and a B.A. in Business Administration from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She also earned the Certified Financial Planner Professional designation from the Education Program, College of Financial Planning, in Denver, Colorado.