Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo Foundation
Wells Fargo & Company
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jonathan Weedman has served as senior vice president for the Wells Fargo Foundation since September 1996. He is responsible for managing the charitable contributions of the company’s largest market, which includes an annual budget in excess of $25 million dollars for Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. Under his management, Wells Fargo has grown to become the largest corporate donor to charities in these regions.
Weedman began his career with Wells Fargo in 1989 as a business banking officer at the Los Angeles Main office, where he was responsible for the development and management of new and existing business banking client account relationships. Later, he joined the Premier Banking Division, where he developed business for numerous non-profit organizations in the Southern California market and at the height of his banking career, his portfolio included management of more than 500 local non-profit charitable institutions.
Weedman attended the University of Southern California and the University of California at Los Angeles, where he was awarded his bachelor’s degree in History in 1983. He recently served as Commissioner for the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission, and serves on the board of the Getty House Foundation, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Colburn School, Antaeus Theatre Company, LA County Museum of Natural History, the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles and the League of American Orchestras. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of the LA County Grand Park Foundation. He is a classically trained pianist, and also studied orchestral conducting while in college.
Weedman is the recipient of numerous awards for his community service from organizations such as the American Heart Association, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing, Shakespeare Festival LA, Para Los Niños, AIDS Service Center, Aid for AIDS, Project New Hope, Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, PAWS/LA and in 2014 was the United Way of Greater Los Angeles Community Champion. He along with his partner Raymundo Baltazar, are Co-Chairs of the Los Angeles Philharmonic 2016 Hollywood Bowl Opening to raise funds for music education, and are C0-Chairs of the Huntington Library 2016 “Evening Among the Roses” fundraising event. They reside in Altadena, California.