Jeremy Wells

Board Member

Jeremy serves as senior vice president of Philanthropic Services at the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation. In this role, Jeremy serves as the chief fundraising and donor stewardship strategist. He leads the philanthropic Services team to ensure donors, advisors, and organizations receive concierge-level service. He also works to identify opportunities to raise important resources to support community initiatives. A veteran in the field of philanthropy, Jeremy joined The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation in 2012. He earned a master’s degree in philanthropy and development and holds his Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification. Jeremy is an adjunct faculty member at the University of St. Thomas and speaks frequently on a variety of philanthropy and leadership topics. In addition to his work, Jeremy serves on numerous local, regional and national boards. He loves spending time with his wife, Kelly, and three children. He enjoys traveling, theatre, and various outdoor activities. Jeremy joined the Jones Family Foundation Board in 2015.


“I believe strongly in the concept of vocation…serving at the intersection of where my deep passion meets the world’s deep need. The Jones Family Foundation is a shining example of this work in and around the community of Red Wing, and it is an honor to be a part of this work and serve with so many talented, passionate community leaders.”