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Eric Hoplin

Wells Fargo
Head of External Relations
Eric Hoplin is the Head of External Relations for Wells Fargo & Company.  He leads a team that engages stakeholders across the country to help address challenges plaguing our communities and our nation.
In this role, Hoplin serves as an ambassador for Wells Fargo, bringing the resources and insights of this great American company to NGOs, think tanks, trade associations, advocacy groups, academic institutions, and charitable organizations to help them advance their missions and to bring together cross-cutting coalitions to promote common-sense public policy ideas. He works closely with Wells Fargo’s leadership, and is based in the company’s Washington offices.

A seasoned executive and communicator who has worked at the highest levels of government and business, Hoplin previously served as the Executive Director at the Financial Services Roundtable (now BPI), an organization representing the CEOs of the nation’s largest financial services companies. Prior to that, Hoplin worked in management consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton where he helped senior leaders across the government achieve their objectives. Hoplin is a leader in the charitable community where he serves as a member of the Reagan Ranch Board of Governors and on the Trust for the National Mall’s Corporate Leadership Council.

Hoplin holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University, an M.B.A. from Augsburg College, a B.A. in political science and communications from St. Olaf College, and a Certificate in Change Management from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.