37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024


John L. Mitchell

Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank

John is a Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Bank where he has led The Private Bank in Charlottesville, VA for the past eight years.  He works with clients to understand their needs and then coordinates a team of specialists to provide clients with wealth management services including banking, lending, investment management, and financial and estate planning.  Prior to joining Wells Fargo, John spent fifteen years at Bank of America specializing in commercial lending and wealth management and was ultimately chosen as the Global Wealth and Investment Management leader for Central, VA.

John has a deep enjoyment and love for the arts, which is shown by his support and involvement.  In addition to being an Advisory Board member of the Virginia Film Festival, he is also on the Board of Charlottesville Opera.  John has been instrumental in securing Wells Fargo as a major corporate sponsor for the Virginia Film Festival, Charlottesville Opera, The Charlottesville and University Symphony and the Paramount Theater.  He is currently serving on the Honorary Committee for this year’s Paramount Theater’s Annual Grand Marquee Award Gala.

A native Virginian, John, is a 1988 graduate of the University of Virginia with a BA in Economics and a minor in History.  He later went on to earn an MBA at the University of Richmond.  John lives in Keswick, VA with his wife, Kristin, and his two daughters, Charlotte and Madeleine.