Sarah Dahlgren

Head of Regulatory Relations

Wells Fargo

Sarah Dahlgren, executive vice president, leads the regulatory relations group within Wells Fargo’s strategic execution and operations office. In this role, she oversees an organized and cohesive approach to working with the company’s federal regulators and ensures coordinated efforts with regulators in other jurisdictions. Sarah is instrumental in leading the company’s efforts to foster a sustained, proactive dialogue around risk, controls, and compliance. Additionally, she works with teams across Wells Fargo to ensure the company meets its regulatory commitments.

Before joining Wells Fargo in 218, Sarah served as a partner in the risk practice at McKinsey & Company. Prior to that, she had a 25-year career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where she started as an examiner and rose to become executive vice president and head of financial institution supervision. In that role, she oversaw many of the largest domestic and foreign banks operating in the US and developed new supervisory approaches.

Sarah earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. She also earned a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University and a master of philosophy degree from New York University. She is based in New York City.