Steve Bernstein

Board of Directors – Chairman
Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo Business Banking Region (Southern California and Nevada)

Steve Bernstein is an Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo’s Business Banking Region in Southern California and Nevada. Bernstein is responsible for more than 350 Business Banking team members including 40 business banking managers across his region of San Diego, Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties and the state of Nevada. His region serves California and Nevada companies with annual revenues between $5 million and $20 million.

Bernstein, a 15-year veteran of the company, was appointed to his current position in 2017. As a Region Leader, he oversees 20 business banking offices 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.

Prior to his current role, Bernstein served as Division Manager for Southern California. He has also held the position of Business Deposit Consultant Area Manager and participated in the very first Southern California Business Deposit Consultant class.

Bernstein is an active member of the community. He has served on the Board of Directors and Finance Committee for the Alzheimer’s Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, and is also active on the Board of Directors of the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. Steve is also on the Board of Directors for the Management school for San Diego State University and The United Way. Steve is a San Diego State University graduate, as well as, a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School’s 2013 class.