Paralee Knight on behalf of Wells Fargo
Young Audiences Arts for Learning NJ & Eastern PA — Corporate Philanthropy Award
Paralee Knight Bio
Paralee Knight is the Community Relations Consultant in the Corporate Philanthropy and Community Relations group at the Wells Fargo Foundation for NY, NJ, and CT. In this role she manages the coordination of Contributions Committees related to Philanthropy Operations that are responsible for resource coordination of complex enterprise-wide programs. In this capacity she also works on initiatives and processes for Wells Fargo’s reputation management in the communities it serves, as well as team member engagement.
Her prior work at Wells Fargo includes being a Senior Client Associate with the Private Bank in Wealth Management where she provided client services for philanthropic consultants to Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) families and non-profit organizations. She also provided grant management, being an active liaison between non-profits seeking support and the philanthropic missions of trusts managed under will by the bank.
Paralee is also actively involved in the music industry where the scope of her work has included song writing, artist management, artist development, consultation, music production, event planning/management, creative direction, and video production assistance. She is a BMI affiliated songwriter/publisher and an active member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Recording Academy.
Paralee’s community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors for LiveConnections.org, a nonprofit organization that creates innovative, boundary-crossing music programming and arts education out of its partner venue World Café Live. She also serves on the Executive Advisory Council for the Grammy Music Education Coalition, a non-profit collective dedicated to building universal music education in elementary and secondary schools nationwide.