Georgette "Gigi" Dixon
Georgette "Gigi" Dixon

Georgette “Gigi” Dixon has been named Wells Fargo’s new head of External Relations, which is part of the bank’s Government Relations and Public Policy team.

Dixon, who currently serves as senior director of External Relations for National Constituents, has been responsible for leading engagement with major national nonprofits, advocacy organizations and other key stakeholders. She’s also a key adviser to executives for diversity and inclusion issues, according to a Wells Fargo press release.

Dixon, a 26-year Wells Fargo veteran, who has also been instrumental in helping the company take several new actions around diversity and inclusion, serves as a vice chair for the NAACP Foundation.

“I’m humbled to serve in this important role and I’m proud to represent Wells Fargo as we work with nonprofits, advocacy groups and community leaders to address racial equity and equal opportunity for diverse communities,” Dixon said in a statement. “It’s more important now than ever that we are engaged in honest, transparent and tough conversations with our external stakeholders on how to do better and do more as a financial services company and a community partner.”

A resident of Charlotte, N.C., Dixon earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tennessee State University and has Boston College Carroll School of Management certificates in Corporate Community Involvement and Nonprofit Leadership.

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