FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 5, 2019
Paul C. Stowell, City National Bank, 702.952.4415
City National Appoints Local AEG Executive
Mark Faber to its Southern Nevada Advisory Board
LAS VEGAS, NV – City National Bank, Nevada’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, today announced that it has named Mark Faber, senior vice president, Global Partnerships for AEG in Las Vegas as a its newest member of its Southern Nevada Advisory Board. Faber will serve a minimum of a three year term and is one of ten prominent business and community leaders who serve on City National’s advisory board.
(For an image of Faber, go to https://www.cnb.com/content/dam/media_newsroom/images/Faber.jpg)
“We are pleased to have Mark, a very accomplished and highly regarded business leader, join our advisory board,” said Paul Stowell, Nevada regional executive for City National. “His insight and understanding of our community will be very beneficial to our board as well as the bank. Mark will bring a unique perspective to our board, which will help us increase our brand awareness and market share.”
Faber has been with AEG for the past 14 years and has served in his current role as senior vice president of Global Partnerships for AEG in Las Vegas for five years. As the lead for AEG in Las Vegas, Faber’s primary responsibility is to secure high revenue long-term partners for T-Mobile Arena including Naming Rights, Founding Partners and Premium Inventory, such as suites, loge boxes and club seats. As a member of the leadership team, Faber focuses on revenue generation for the arena as well as other properties in Las Vegas including the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Previously, Faber was the first lead hired prior to groundbreaking for Sprint Center, AEG’s Kansas City arena, where Faber was responsible for revenue generation including naming rights, sponsorships and premium seating for the company developed venue and other affiliated properties in the Midwest Region including Target Center, Maverik Center, The Midland by AMC and Verizon Theater.
Faber brings extensive experience in the sports and entertainment industry to his role at AEG. He began his career as an intern in the ticket office with the Orange Bowl Committee in Miami, Florida, and was promoted to Ticket Manager. Following this, he joined the Dallas Cowboys to help direct sales efforts for sponsorships, events, hospitality, and luxury suites at the Cowboys’ Texas Stadium and Training Camp. During the next five years, the Cowboys won back-to-back World Championships in Super Bowls XXVII and XXVIII, and Faber added the duties of being on the post-season advance team for NFC Championship games and Super Bowls. Faber left the Cowboys to pursue additional opportunities in sports with Liberty Media and has subsequently held senior-level positions with Host Communications, Galles Indy Racing, PSP Sports, and Learfield Sports.
A native of Prairie Village, Kansas, Faber graduated from the University of Kansas, where he obtained Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and History and earned a Master of Business Administration. During his time in Kansas City, Faber was a frequent guest lecturer at the Sports Management Program at The University of Kansas as well as involved in many civic and philanthropic organizations. In addition, Faber has been a speaker or moderator at several key conferences: ALSD-moderator and panelist multiple times; Harvard Law School Sports Law Symposium-panelist; SEAT-panelist; XLive-moderator and panelist; Coliseum Summit USA in Las Vegas- Speaker 2017 and 2019; Sports Business Awards venue nominations; and Cox Communications National Sales Meeting-speaker.
Faber and his wife, Holly, make their home in Summerlin in Las Vegas, NV. Their daughter, Megan, recently graduated Cum Laude from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee where she earned a double major in Entertainment Industries Studies and Spanish. Their son, Drew, is a Junior at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa pursuing a degree in Creative Media. Mark and Holly have a passion for supporting cancer research and Mark is a board member of After-School All-Stars in Las Vegas.
The bank has ten other prominent business professionals serving on its advisory board in southern Nevada. These individuals include: Peter Thomas, managing partner of the Thomas & Mack Company; Allen Kaercher, managing partner of Kaercher Insurance; Dr. Russ Schroeder, managing partner of Ear, Nose and Throat Consultants of Nevada; Brad Peterson, senior vice president of CB Richard Ellis; Fafie Moore, executive vice present of ERA Consolidated Brokers; Jerry Whitsett, principal of M.R. Whitsett, Inc.; Connie Brennan, Publisher & CEO of Nevada Business Magazine; Nancy Wong, principal of Arcata Associates and Broker-Salesperson of Coldwell Banker Premier Realty; Mary Beth Sewald, president of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce; and Joe W. Brown, Of Counsel to Kolesar & Leatham law firm.
About City National
With $56.2 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 70 offices, including 19 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $78.0 billion in client investment assets.
City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies. RBC serves more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the United States and 34 other countries.
For more information about City National, visit the company’s website at cnb.com.
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