Secretary & Governance Committee Chair
Director and Senior Vice President
Winita Lau is a Director and Senior Vice President of Wells Fargo Bank’s Commercial Real Estate REIT Finance Group. She is responsible for establishing and developing client relationships, originating, structuring and closing balance sheet transactions, managing an over $1.5 billion loan portfolio, coordinating investment banking products with Eastdil Secured and Wells Fargo Securities teams, and partnering with team members in Wells Fargo’s comprehensive platform to deliver solutions for our customers’ needs.
Prior to joining Upwardly Global’s board, she was an active leader in the organization’s Chicago Leadership Council for over five years, helping to build its network of volunteers, employers and donors. She is a graduate of the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. As an avid dancer, she performs with and serves on the Advisory Committee of Tango 21 Dance Theater, a fiscally sponsored project of the non-profit Fractured Atlas, that uses the uniquely expressive art and discipline of Argentine tango to tell contemporary stories.