Catherine A. Brown

Catherine A. Brown

Senior Vice President

Human Resources Business Partner Leader

Catherine Brown is head of Human Resources for Wells Fargo Advisors and sits on the Wells Fargo Advisors Operating Committee. She leads a team who provide integrated human resources support to enable the business to attract, retain, develop, and promote the industry’s best talent.

In her role, Catherine oversees the human capital strategy, human resources consulting, and diversity & inclusion initiatives for Wells Fargo Advisors. She also provides coaching and counsel to the Wells Fargo Advisors executive leader as well as the leadership team. Catherine has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years, beginning her career as a client associate at Dean Witter Reynolds then as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch. The majority of her career was spent at National City Bank (now PNC) in the Private Client Group as a High Net Worth Relationship Manager and later as the Strategic Initiatives Manager.

Catherine earned her bachelor’s in finance from Ohio University’s College of Business and is a graduate of the Cannon Trust School.