John Evans


Retired Senior VP and Regional Manager
Wells Fargo Newport Beach Regional Private Client Services Office

Evans has worked with Wells Fargo since 1969, when he was appointed regional manager of South/Central/Eastern Europe. Since then his tenure has taken him to Tehran, as Middle East Managing Representative; to Brussels, as Manager of European Continental Corporate Banking; to Los Angeles, as Group Manager of the Metropolitan (large corporate) Division; and to Salt Lake City, where he was appointed Corporate Banking Manager of the bank's Utah affiliate.

In 1986, Evans returned to Southern California to manage Wells Fargo's Business Banking Orange County Airport Office. He became Sr. VP and Regional Manager at Wells Fargo Newport Beach Private Client Services Office in 1991 and oversaw trust, investment management, brokerage, and private banking activities. Mr. Evans also serves on the board of the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Orange County Business Committee for the Arts, and the MIND Research Institute. He is also heavily engaged at UC Irvine.

UCI Affiliation/Engagement:
Former Foundation Trustee
Paul Merage School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board
Supporter of School of Physical Sciences
School of Physical Sciences Leadership Council