Nevada Regional Executive, City National Bank
Type of Business: Banking and Finance
Based: Las Vegas, NV
Hails from: Livermore, CA
Years Co. has been in Nevada: 13
Years with Company in Nevada: 20
Employees (locally) with Company: 55
“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
What was your first job?
I worked on a dairy farm at age 13.
Who in your life has been instrumental to your success?
What is an issue currently facing your industry an outside observer might not be aware of?
We have a labor shortage with fewer people looking to go into the banking profession.
What do you want your legacy to be?
That I sayed true to myself and family.
What career advice would you give to your teenage self?
I would say, get a great education and be open to shifting your career pursuits.
What work project/event/happening are you excited about in the next few months?
Helping City National get through the COVID-19 crisis.
If you had to live in another country for a year, which would you choose and why?
England. (I lived there for a time as a child.)
If you could have dinner with any fictional character, who would it be and what would you have?
James Bond and I would have a seafood dish with Chilean sea bass and shrimp.
What would be the title of your autobiography?
Family Always Comes First
What three words would you want your worst enemy to use when describing you?
Competitive, Fair, Compassionate
What is the best moment of your career?
[My best moment was] becoming the official bank of the Vegas Golden Knights, putting our name on their practice facility, City National Arena and being a major sponsor of the team.
What was the toughest lesson you’ve learned in your career?
Hard work pays off.
What is your motto?
Be the change you want to see if the world.
What is your favorite thing about living in Nevada?
The Vegas Golden Knights.