FCS SF is thrilled to be kicking off our 2018 events with our first-ever celebration of Philanthropy. Join us for a "Cocktails with Content" reception where we'll hear from our panelists to learn about their philanthropic programs and what our industry partners do to support such programs. We’ll also be making our annual donation to our 2017 partner, the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Bay Area, and hear from its CEO Dawn Kruger about the organization's important work in our local community.
SVP, Environmental Affairs Business Initiatives
Stephanie Rico is senior vice president and Environmental Affairs business initiatives manager for Wells Fargo & Co. In this role, Rico leads efforts to help the company foster more resilient communities. She is also responsible for managing Wells Fargo’s response to CDP and for co-leading and managing its Corporate Social Responsibility approach. Rico has been a member of the Environmental Affairs team since its inception in 2005. Her work supports the company’s integration of environmental goals, policies and processes into its operations. Under her leadership, Wells Fargo has set a CSR strategy and supporting 2016-2020 goals, and it has been recognized by the CDP as a leader on carbon performance and disclosure. Rico has spent the majority of her career supporting social and community issues in the areas of resource management, healthcare, education and the environment. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, she managed charitable giving initiatives for Mitsubishi Motors N.A., media relations for Harris Bank, and several local political campaigns. Rico earned her bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Interdisciplinary Studies from San Francisco State University, and an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago. Rico is active in the local community and is on the leadership committees of e-Stewards®, promoting responsible disposal of e-waste, Business Council on Climate Change supporting San Francisco’s climate strategy.
Dawn Kruger, CEO has been at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area for 12 years. Prior to her current position as CEO, she was the Vice President of Operations, where she was charged with overseeing all program functions throughout the five-county service region as well as providing operations leadership for facilities, finance, and human resources. While she has over 22 years of professional experience, her passion for social justice began as an American expatriate child growing up in Asia where she witnessed the results of corruption and extreme poverty. Dawn’s educational background includes a bachelor of arts in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego followed by a masters in International Relations from Stanford University. Dawn also speaks fluent Spanish.
Event Sponsor & Host:Bloomberg
FCS West Platinum Sponsor:Seeking Alpha
- Event will be held in the Los Angeles Room.