Elizabeth Mannen Berges is a Managing Director of Investments, Mannen Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, a practice focused on providing family office services to high net worth clients, family foundations, and those in the midst of significant life changes, such as selling a business, the death of a spouse, divorce, or those considering retirement.
She is a five-time cancer survivor who never gives up and lives to give back. To that end, Elizabeth is heavily involved in the Berges Family Foundation, where she interviews, vets, prepares, and presents to its founder, Jim Berges, the best places for the nonprofit foundation’s investments. Passionate about this work, Elizabeth sees this as an ideal opportunity to continue to contribute to making St. Louis a better place to live, work, and invest.
Elizabeth has received multiple mainstream industry accolades during her 30 years at Wells Fargo Advisors and has been an active participant in its corporate philanthropy efforts. She sees herself as a connector, bringing either dollars, resources, or people to the organizations she serves.
Currently, Elizabeth is a Board member of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Barnes Jewish Hospital, COCA, St. Louis Brickline Greenway, and St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness. She has also been a member of Sing for Siteman for 7 consecutive years and in 2017, served as the Honorary Chair. Previously, she was a board member of the Missouri Baptist Hospital Foundation and Lydia’s House.
Elizabeth is married to Jim and between them, they have three 35-year-old kids, including Kevin Berges who has his own business in St. Charles, and Elizabeth’s twins, Katherine, an attorney with a practice in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Kristopher, an engineer with McCarthy in St. Louis. Elizabeth and Jim spend their time traveling and keeping up with their kids and spouses and two grandkids.
Notice: Elizabeth acts in a completely separate role as a team member with the Berges Family Foundation from her position as a Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors. Wells Fargo is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, Member SIPC.