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John Shrewsberry ’87 P’24 was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Wells Fargo Bank. In that capacity, he oversaw the financial management functions including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, line of business finance functions, asset-liability management, treasury, tax management, corporate development, investor relations, and the company’s investment portfolios.
Over the course of his career at Wells Fargo, Shrewsberry held multiple critical roles. He was responsible for Wells Fargo’s information technology team and a range of enterprise operations functions. He served on the Wells Fargo Operating, Management, and Market Risk Committees. As head of Wells Fargo Securities, he was responsible for investment banking, capital markets, securities and derivatives sales and trading, investment research, and a credit-intensive principal investment portfolio. He also led the Wells Fargo Commercial Capital group, the successor to a commercial finance company he co-founded that was acquired by Wells Fargo in 2001.
Before joining Wells Fargo, Shrewsberry worked at Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse First Boston in the principal finance areas. He started his career as a CPA at Coopers & Lybrand. He served more than ten years on the board for the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, which is a 501(c) research organization that focuses on economic and financial policy.
A graduate of Claremont McKenna College where he studied economics, Shrewsbury earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management. A CMC trustee, he also serves on the advisory board of the Yale School of Management and the Yale University Endowment Investment Committee.
Mr. Shrewsberry is the keynote speaker for the 2022 Claremont Finance Conference. Hosted by the CMC Student Investment Fund, the conference is co-sponsored by the Financial Economics Institute and the Robert Day Scholars Program.
Special note: The reception for this program begins at 5 pm. The talk will begin at 5:45 pm. Dinner will be served after the talk at approximately 7 pm.