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Wells Fargo Commits to Three-Year Title Sponsorship of No Barriers Summit

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The summit’s goal is to empower people to break through barriers, find inner purpose, and contribute their best

Fort Collins, Colorado, April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- No Barriers USA announced that Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has committed to a three-year title sponsorship of the organization’s annual event, the No Barriers Summit. The summit this year is in Squaw Creek, Lake Tahoe, California, June 13–15. No Barriers USA and Wells Fargo plan to bring the event to San Francisco in 2020 and Washington, D.C., in 2021. Wells Fargo has sponsored the summit since 2015.

“Wells Fargo and No Barriers USA share a vision of inclusion, where people are valued for their contributions both in the workplace and in the communities they serve,” said Jamie Moldafsky, chief marketing officer at Wells Fargo and No Barriers USA board member. “We are proud to extend our sponsorship with No Barriers USA and help empower people to reach their full potential through events like the No Barriers Summit.”

No Barriers Executive Director and Co-Founder Dave Shurna said, “Our collaboration with Wells Fargo has always been built on the pillars of trust and a bold vision for the future. With this new commitment, Wells Fargo will help No Barriers unleash the potential of thousands of people who are striving to break through the challenges they face to be their best.”

The No Barriers Summit is an annual event dedicated to helping people of all abilities realize that What’s Within You is Stronger than What’s in Your Way. The Summit inspires attendees through motivational speakers, cutting-edge accessibility innovations, networking opportunities with like-minded individuals, and more than 30 adaptive activities to help attendees break through barriers.

This year, Wells Fargo will host several activities, including “Career Conversations,” where attendees work with Wells Fargo team members to review resumes and coach participants on how to bring their best self to the workforce.

Since 2005, the No Barriers Summit has impacted more than 15,000 people. Notable alumni include Ice-T, Marlee Matlin, Kyle Maynard, Amy Purdy, J.R. Martinez, and Whitney Way Thore.

Online registration is open through June 12. Registration is $100 per person. Family discount rates are available.

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About No Barriers
What barriers do you face? This question lies at the heart of our organization. Whether in our personal lives, at work, or in our communities, we all face challenges that can prevent us from reaching our full potential. At No Barriers, we believe that what’s within you is stronger than what’s in your way. No Barriers empowers people of all walks of life to overcome obstacles, live a life of purpose, and give back to the world, all through our ground-breaking curriculum, the No Barriers Life. Learn more about No Barriers at www.nobarriersusa.org

About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,700 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 32 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 262,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2018 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.

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Jaime Donnelly
No Barriers
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jaime.donnelly@nobarriersusa.org

Lisa Westermann
Wells Fargo
415-845-7759
Lisa.B.Westermann@wellsfargo.com

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No Barriers USA
9704843633
summer.clowers@nobarriersusa.org

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