Steve Bernstein

Board of Directors – Chairman


Steve Bernstein most recently was Executive Vice President and the Market Executive of Wells Fargo Commercial Banking for San Diego County.  Prior to this role, Steve was the Region Division Leader for Wells Fargo Business Banking in the Southern California and Nevada Region. He was responsible for more than 20 offices, 40 leaders and 350+ team members in the Inland Empire, San Diego, Palm Desert, Irvine and the Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara areas of California as well as the state of Nevada. An 18-year+ veteran of the company, Steve previously served as division manager for Southern California Business Banking, and Area Manager for business acquisition.

An active member in the community, Steve served on the board of directors and Finance Committee for the Alzheimer’s Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, as well as the United Way of San Diego and San Diego State University School of Management.  Steve is currently serving as the Chairman of the Board of the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, and the College of Professional Studies at National University. Additionally, he is a board member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego and the San Diego Region Chamber of Commerce.  Steve is a graduate of San Diego State University as well as Pacific Coast Banking School’s 2013 class.