joyce odongo                                                                 
Vice President/Central Florida Senior Community Development Officer

Joyce Odongo is the senior community development officer for central Florida. She represents the company in community and economic development activities.  In her role, she establishes and maintains relationships with community organizations, such as activist groups, community agencies, nonprofits and minority organizations.  

She has over 10 years’ experience both in the corporate and not for profit industries.  She has been instrumental in developing key relationships within the community, managing philanthropic efforts, addressing the needs of the low- and moderate- income families, and providing financial education seminars. 

Prior to her career at Wells Fargo, she spent several years at Fifth Third Bank as vice president for Community Affairs. She also worked in the not for profit industry as a community advocate for   affordable housing, seniors, small business, and neighborhood revitalization efforts. She has a bachelor’s degree in corporate finance from Wayne State University, and a master’s degree in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.
She currently serves on the following boards: Bethune Cookman University Board of Trustees, the City of Orlando Affordable Housing Advisory Commission, the African American Chamber of Commerce, UNCF Local Advisory Board, and the Florida Prosperity Partnership Board of Directors.

Her passion is working with not for profit organizations and providing financial education to empower others to obtain financial stability. Joyce will be working with the Global Fellows program in the 2015-2016 year as a volunteer coordinator for the Dubai team.