Sanjay Varshney, PhD, CFA serves as the Senior Vice President and Investment Strategy Specialist in the Wealth Management Group at Wells Fargo Private Bank, overseeing a team of portfolio managers with more than $200 billion under management in California and Nevada. He also serves as a professor of finance and chief economist of the Sacramento Business Review at Sacramento State. He was most recently the dean of the college of business administration and vice president of Economic and Regional Partnerships at California State University, Sacramento for the past 10 years.
Sanjay has been featured widely in the local and national media, including the Sacramento Bee, Prosper Magazine, Comstock’s Business Magazine, Sacramento Magazine, the Sacramento Business Journal, KFBK, Capital Public Radio and National Public Radio, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox News. His work has been cited in leading national newspapers and news sources including Reuters, Associated Press, Yahoo Finance, MSN Money, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Boston Globe, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, San Diego Tribune, Chicago Sun Times and many business journals across the country.
He is a frequent speaker at community events including at the Executive Institute at the request of the Governor’s office. He was host of an Executive Speakers Series that brought world-famous speakers to Sacramento, including President Bill Clinton, Condoleeza Rice, Laura Bush, Tom Brokaw, Warren Buffet, Colin Powell, Cokie Roberts, Janet Yellen, Madeline Albright, Bob Schieffer and Anderson Cooper, among others. In 2012, he hosted President Bill Clinton as the Executive Speaker for Sacramento State.