Partners in Productivity: Wells Fargo

Independence Center partners with St. Louis-area employers like Wells Fargo Advisors who provide meaningful job opportunities to adults living with severe and persistent mental illness. Delonda Howard is an Independence Center participant currently working as an operations clerk at Wells Fargo Advisors where she organizes and distributes office supplies that assist with implementing new business channels. “Wells Fargo Advisors is proud of its partnership with Independence Center. Providing employment opportunities to adults living with mental illness helps make St. Louis stronger and more inclusive,” says Kent Christian, President of Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network. Delonda says, “I’ve lived with depression most of my life and going back to work gave me purpose. It gave me a reason to get up in the morning.” Visit to learn how your organization can partner with Independence Center to provide adults living with mental illness an opportunity to work in the community, and live independently and with dignity.