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Press Release: UFSC Partners with Wells Fargo Advisors

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November 15, 2012. Washington, D.C. – Today, The Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC), under the leadership of International President, Ditu Kasuyi, is proud to announce the upcoming partnership between UFSC and Wells Fargo Advisors, one of the nation’s premier financial services firms. Wells Fargo Advisors has a proud tradition of diversity and “has understood the importance of both hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and serving a diverse community for more than 160 years”. Wells Fargo Advisors is focused on recruiting, training, and retaining the best and brightest people today to join its diverse workplace and their partnership with UFSC will help execute the organization’s mission of recruiting top diverse talent. This exclusive partnership will offer unique opportunities to the UFSC community.

Visit the corporate site to review open job positions. We encourage you to apply and post your resume. Also, please join our FaceBook and LinkedIn sites for additional information concerning the Wells Fargo Advisors partnership and for networking opportunities.



Urban Financial Coalition is accepting speaker proposals for its 39th Annual International Summit, which will be held in St. Louis, Mo June 13-June 15, 2013.

UFSC, formerly National Association of Urban Bankers, is a non-profit organization of minority professionals in the financial services industry and related fields. UFSC supports programs that offer practical benefits for its members, banks and financial institutions. The underlying goals and objectives include fostering the interest and expanding the number of minorities in the financial services industry; increasing community service activities in low-income communities; enhancing scholarship programs for minority youth pursuing careers in the financial services industry and cultivating a premier job bank of experienced minority professionals in the industry.

The Summit Planning Committee has developed 5 workshop tracks designed to develop well-rounded financial services professionals. We ask that you design your workshop to fall in line with one of these 5 tracks so that we can deliver the best Summit.

  • Leadership Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Economic Empowerment/Community Track
  • Entrepreneurial Track
  • Financial Industry Track

Submissions should be submitted by December 1, 2012. If interested in speaking at the Summit submissions can be submitted by clicking here.

The Urban Financial Services is gearing up for its 39th International Summit in St. Louis MO. The summit will take place June 13-15, 2013 in downtown St. Louis MO. The theme for the 39th Annual International Summit is “Putting Success Within Reach”

St. Louis houses the nation’s tallest monument at 630 feet, the Gateway Arch has beckoned visitors for more than 40 years with its iconic, awe-inspiring shape. The vision of renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the Gateway Arch commemorates Thomas Jefferson and St. Louis’ role in the westward expansion of the United States. You can’t say you’ve visited St. Louis without sharing the story of standing at the base of the Arch camera in hand pretending for a moment that you are a freelance photographer.

Other free major tourist attractions in St. Louis to visit are:

Anheuser-Busch InBev Brewery

Lewis & Clark State Historic Site

Saint Louis Art Museum

UFSC is also pleased to announce, the Hyatt Regency at the Arch will serve as the International Summit host hotel. The luxurious 18 story high hotel sits adjacent to the Gateway Arch and is only seconds away. The hotel room retails for 189.00. Participants of this years Summit will be able to take advantage of the special rate and save $50 off the price of their hotel. The hotel rate is $129 per night for single occupancy and $135 per night for double occupancy. As a registered UFSC guest you will also receive a FREE breakfast each day of the conference in one of the hotels fine restaurants. To take advantage of these great rates please visit or call the hotel at 1-888-253-1628 and mention UFSC. There are a limited number of reserved rooms at this rate and they will not last long. We encourage everyone to call and to reserve your rooms early to take advantage of the great rates!

This is not an event you want to miss. The summit promises to be a great opportunity to give hundreds of members and constituents an opportunity to convene and discuss the ongoing changes in the financial services industry that affect their personal and professional lives. The early bird rate is $175. To take advantage of the early bird registration please visit: Early bird rate ends on December 31, 2012

Payment plans for registration and hotel accommodations are available. For more information please email or contact Roderick Hayes at 804-402-5370.

We look forward to meeting you in St. Louis as we celebrate “Putting Success Within Reach”!

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