LAS VEGAS, NV – City National Bank, Nevada’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, today announced that it has hired Bill Oakley as vice president and relationship manager for its Commercial Banking Services group in Las Vegas.  Oakley is a 20-year veteran of the banking industry and joins City National from Stable Development, LLC., an office development company headquartered in Las Vegas.
 
In his new capacity, Oakley’s responsibilities include developing new middle market commercial clients through referrals and calling efforts as well as underwriting and packaging commercial loan requests.  He will network through various civic and trade organizations to generate new business opportunities and to promote City National.  He will also work very closely with other areas of the bank, such as Core Banking and Private Client Services, to enhance existing relationships and develop new business.
 
Oakley’s office is located at the bank’s Las Vegas Regional Center in Summerlin at 10801 West Charleston Blvd., Suite 250.  He reports directly to Vince Telles, senior vice president and Nevada manager of Commercial Banking Services for City National.
 
“We are very excited to have someone as qualified and experienced as Bill join our seasoned team of commercial banking services professionals in southern Nevada,” said Telles.  “Bill’s leadership and understanding of the local markets, coupled with his vast knowledge of banking, will clearly help City National grow its commercial lending presence throughout the Las Vegas valley.”
 
Prior to joining City National, Oakley served as managing director-capital resources for Stable Development, LLC.  During his professional career in the real estate and financial services industry, Oakley has served in a variety of positions for a number of companies and banks, including Mutual of Omaha Bank and its predecessor First National Bank of Nevada and Arizona, where he served as regional president for southern Nevada.  He also worked at Wells Fargo Bank in Arizona and its predecessors, Norwest Bank of Arizona, Bank of Arizona, and First Interstate Bank of Arizona.
 
Oakley is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Arizona, Tucson, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.  He also earned a certification from the Wright Group Executive Leadership Coaching Program in Scottsdale, Arizona.
 
Oakley is very active in the community serving as a board member or volunteer for a number of nonprofit organizations.  His community involvement includes Opportunity Village Foundation, where he currently serves as a board of director and committee member of Finance/Investment, and Audit.  He was an active member of TEC/Vistage  International’s Las Vegas Group, an advisory board member of the Nevada Development Fund, and an executive advisory board member of the UNLV Department of Finance.

About City National

City National Bank is the wholly owned subsidiary of City National Corporation (NYSE: CYN). It is backed by $21.8 billion in total assets, and provides banking, investment and trust services through 74 offices, including 17 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada and New York City. The company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $56.9 billion in client investment assets, including nearly $36 billion under direct management.
 
City National has 10 branch offices in Nevada, including six in Las Vegas and one each in North Las Vegas, Reno, Carson City and Minden. The bank also has a loan production office at Stateline in South Lake Tahoe.
 
For more information about City National, visit the company’s Website at cnb.com.