Wells Fargo Appoints Head of Native American Banking as New Managing Director

Wells Fargo ranked No. 32 on the Fair360 2023 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list.


Wells Fargo announced that Dawson Her Many Horses, Head of Native American Banking, has been appointed to Managing Director.

Her Many Horses is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. This announcement makes him one of the first enrolled tribal members to be promoted to Managing Director at a major U.S. bank.

“Dawson has grown in his career from serving the financial needs of tribal governments and tribally owned enterprises to becoming the go-to national leader helping increase the flow of capital to tribal communities,” said Ruth Jacks, Head of Diverse Segments for Wells Fargo Commercial Banking. “I am excited to see him recognized with this promotion to Managing Director and selected by the Aspen Institute as a Class of 2023 Finance Leaders Fellow.”

Her Many Horses is a member of the Commercial Banking Diverse Segments team and co-chairs the Wells Fargo National Unbanked Advisory Task Force. He also serves on the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History board, is a member of the Center for Indian Country Development’s Leadership Council at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and is the chair of the Native American Visiting Committee at Dartmouth College. He is the founder and chair of the Native American Finance Officers Association’s (NAFOA) Corporate Advisory Committee.

Her Many Horses was also selected to the 2023 Class of the Aspen Institute Finance Leaders Fellowship, a network of financial leaders committed to driving change and ensuring a more inclusive and sustainable financial ecosystem for future generations.


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