LOS ANGELES – City National Bank announced today that Judith M. Lu and Michael Scott have joined the Private Client Services team inLos Angeles.
With more than 15 years of experience, Lu will serve as a senior vice president, senior private client advisor, and will focus on new client development and service to the bank’s high-net-worth clients inLos Angeles. These services include tailored investment management, trust, credit and banking services for high-net-worth families, select nonprofits and professional services firms. She will advise on comprehensive wealth management strategies and private banking solutions.
Lu will report to Scott Witter, a senior vice president and manager of Private Client Services inLos Angeles. She will be based at City National’s downtown headquarters.
“We are very excited to have Judy join our seasoned team of wealth management professionals,” said Witter. “She brings a strong history of service to her international and domestic clients in addition to broad experience in private wealth management. Her fluency in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish will nicely complement our ongoing strategy to better serve the diversity ofLos Angeles.”
Lu previously served as executive director and senior client advisor forUBSWealth Management International where she has worked since 2002 in such locations asZurich,New YorkandMiami. Before that, she was with Deloitte & Touche. She has a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and a master of international management degree from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management inArizona.
Michael Scott will serve as a vice president and senior private client advisor in downtownLos Angelesand will also report to Witter. Formerly with TIAA-CREF Trust Company as a senior portfolio manager inPasadena, Scott also worked for Bank of America for nearly six years in its private advisory services division. He has an undergraduate degree from theUniversityofSouthern Californiaand is a chartered financial analyst.
“Michael will be an excellent addition to our growing team here inLos Angeles,” said Witter. “He will provide key insights and investment expertise to our high-net-worth clients and joins us just as we have introduced our multi-manager offering, in which his experience runs deep.”
About City National
City National Bank is the wholly owned subsidiary of City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN). It is backed by $21.6 billion in total assets, and provides banking, investment and trust services through 79 offices, including 16 full-service regional centers, inSouthern California, the San Francisco Bay Area,NevadaandNew York City. The company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $60.1 billion in client investment assets, including nearly $38 billion under direct management.
For more information about City National, visit the company’s Website at cnb.com.
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