Joe Everhart is a 30-year Wells Fargo veteran. He was named Market Executive for Alaska in May 2019. Previously, he served as Business Banking Division Manager for Alaska, Oregon and Washington in October 2016 overseeing more than 190 team members. Prior to that position, he served as Alaska Region President, overseeing 48 branches and more than 400 team members.
Everhart began his career as a Management Trainee in Alaska, learning the inner workings of the bank and connecting with community leaders from Ketchikan to Barrow. He held Branch Manager positions in Barrow, Homer and Kotzebue, where he met his wife Gayla. Everhart served as Southeast Alaska Community Banking President for four years before being promoted to Alaska Regional Business Banking Manager in 2006.
Everhart is a 2005 graduate of the Wells Fargo Leadership Mastery Program. The program provides advanced leadership opportunities to strengthen management skills. He is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School, and he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Gonzaga University.
Everhart has held numerous business, community and economic development leadership positions. He currently serves as a board member for the Alaska Bankers Association, Alaska Chamber of Commerce, Rasmuson Foundation, and Waterfall Foundation.