Roby Schapira

Wells Fargo

Director of Small Business Diverse Customer Segments

Robert “Roby” Schapira leads Small Business Diverse Segments for Wells Fargo. In this role, Roby’s team builds strategy and guides the execution of initiatives that support Wells Fargo’s efforts to positively impact diverse/women-owned small businesses. Focus areas include strengthening access to capital, building engagement with women-owned businesses, developing partnership with diverse chambers/small business organizations, and removing barriers for un/underbanked businesses.

A 23-year Wells Fargo veteran, Schapira began his career at Wells Fargo as a part-time teller in 1998. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Arizona and is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington. He is the co-chair of the Corporate Advisory Council for the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce and a board member of the GSBA, Washington’s LGBTQ+ chamber.

Schapira is an accomplished speaker and has provided insight on small business topics for national and local media outlets, nonprofit organizations, and financial industry forums