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Wells Fargo and Independence Extend Partnership

By James Thomas, 02/13/17, 3:45PM EST


The Charlotte Independence announce they are extending their corporate partnership with Wells Fargo for the 2017 season!

Charlotte, (N.C.) - Queen City Soccer Club LLC announced today that Wells Fargo has re-signed as a team sponsor of the Charlotte Independence for 2017.

Elements of the partnership include signage, promotions, print, social media, hospitality, fan interaction and added value for customers. New for 2017 and beyond is the official Wells Fargo Charlotte Independence credit/debit card. In addition to great rates and another way for fans to show their affinity, the card will grant access to exclusive offers and discounts.

“We are pleased to continue our partnership with the Charlotte Independence,” said Kendall Alley, regional president for Wells Fargo in Charlotte. “They have shown they are champions on and off the field and we are proud to support their efforts. Our goal is to help build strong and vibrant communities, improve the quality of life and make a positive difference.”

“Wells Fargo has been a great supporter of the Independence and soccer in general.  Based on our shared values and focus on community, we’re excited to continue this partnership,” said Wade Leaphart, Independence Chief Revenue Officer.

The Independence open the 2017 season at home on Saturday, April 1. For more information, please visit


About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,600 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet ( and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 269,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 27 on Fortune’s 2016 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. In 2015, Wells Fargo donated $281.3 million to 16,300 nonprofits, ranking No. 3 on the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s rankings of the top corporate cash philanthropists. Wells Fargo team members volunteered 1.86 million hours in 2015, serving more than 40,000 nonprofits. Wells Fargo’s corporate social responsibility efforts are focused on three priorities: economic empowerment in underserved communities, environmental sustainability, and advancing diversity and social inclusion. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.