DBT40 Honoree: George Stephen Williams Jr. of Wells Fargo
TITLE: Vice President, Commercial Banking Services
COMPANY: Wells Fargo, N.A.
WORKS IN: Wilmington
What the nominator said:
“Stephen has led an effort to improve the City of Wilmington’s business relationships by developing and managing the Mayor’s Business Roundtable, but his best work is in the community. Stephen has co-chaired the Achievers Program, Inc., an awarding-winning mentor program, sponsored by the Wilmington Chapter of the Links Inc. and the Wilmington Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., which supports male African American high school juniors and seniors.”
Social media platform you can’t live without:
“The opportunity to work for Sen. Tom Carper as his driver and personal aide.”
Two words that best describe you:
Confident and particular.
Work/life balance technique you recommend:
“Work every day with purpose, taking steps to whatever your goals are. Make sure within those goals are opportunities for travel, quality time with people you love, and leisurely activities that refresh your mind, body and soul.”
Your advice for the next generation:
Don’t be afraid to take risks and go all-in for your dreams. Pursue happiness and God’s purpose for your life. Everything else will fall into place.”
In one sentence, define success:
“The secret of success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli