Executive Vice President, Michael (Mike) Rizer is Head of Community Relations for Wells Fargo & Company and Vice President of the Wells Fargo Foundation. In these roles, he manages the community development and philanthropy teams across the country that are responsible for community outreach, stakeholder engagement, charitable contributions and reputation risk. He has more than 25 years of experience in advancing affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization initiatives, having started his career as an attorney representing low- and moderate-income families.
He is active in the community and serves on the board of Queens University and the advisory board for the University of Dayton College of Arts and Science, as well as boards of the National Center for Healthy Housing and Charlotte Leading on Opportunity.
Rizer received his Bachelor of Arts cum laude from the University of Dayton and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. He resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Jo. They have two daughters, Clare and Rachel.