Tim Wennes is West Coast President and Head of the Regional Bank for MUFG Union Bank, N.A. He began his banking career in 1989 and joined Union Bank in 2008. He was named Vice Chairman in 2010 and assumed the role of West Coast President in July 2014. In this capacity, Mr. Wennes represents MUFG Union Bank with customers, community leaders and elected officials on the West Coast.
Mr. Wennes has oversight for Commercial Banking, Real Estate Industries, Consumer Banking, and Wealth Markets, which includes HighMark Capital Management, Inc. and UnionBanc Investment Services LLC. Additionally, he oversees Enterprise Marketing and the bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility programs which encompass The MUFG Union Bank Foundation, Community Outreach, Environmental Stewardship, CRA Strategy and Operations, and Supplier Diversity.
Mr. Wennes is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He also earned an MBA in International Business from California State University Fullerton.
Mr. Wennes serves on the Corporate Advisory Board for the USC Marshall School of Business. He is Immediate Past Chair of the Consumer Bankers Association, board member of the California Business Roundtable, serves on the Global Board of Operation HOPE, and is a National Trustee for Boys & Girls Clubs of America in the Pacific Region.