Paula Schuster portrait

Paula Schuster

Vice president and due diligence manager, Wells Fargo


In addition to her professional duties at Wells Fargo, where she has worked for more than 20 years, Paula Schuster chairs the Greater Twin Cities United Way’s Arise Project, which brings together area professionals to provide support to LGBTQA homeless youth. Her leadership has been instrumental in helping Arise grant more than half a million dollars. In 2020, Schuster helped direct Arise Project funding to six nonprofit partners to help them maintain their operations. She also oversaw a virtual Lunch and Learn Program that taught Arise members about LGBTQA history and the challenges faced by homeless LGBTQA youth.