LAS VEGAS, NV – City National Bank, Nevada’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, today announced that it has hired Louis Gonzalez III as relationship manager of its Cheyenne branch in North Las Vegas.  Gonzalez has 10 years of experience in the banking industry and has worked for several prominent banks in Las Vegas during his professional career.
 
In his new capacity, Gonzalez will be responsible for developing and managing new and existing client relationships through referrals and calling efforts.  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 Commercial Banking Services and Private Client Services, to develop new business.
 
Gonzalez will be located at the bank’s Cheyenne branch located at 4310 West Cheyenne Avenue in North Las Vegas.  He will report to Cathy D’Andrea, vice president and manager of the Cheyenne banking office.
 
“Louis is a great addition to our Core Banking team of qualified banking professionals, and we’re very excited to have him be a part of the Cheyenne branch in North Las Vegas,” said John Wilcox, senior vice president and Nevada regional banking manager of City National.  “His knowledge and understanding of banking as well as the Las Vegas valley will be a great asset to the bank and our plans to grow and expand in Nevada.”
 
Prior to joining City National, Gonzalez served as senior vice president and commercial real estate financing officer for Bank of Las Vegas.  During his tenure in banking he has worked for several other banks including SouthwestUSA Bank, Bank of America and Wells Fargo Bank where he began his career as a business banking associate and investment consultant in 2001.
 
Gonzalez is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Managerial Finance.  He also completed and received a number of certificates from in-house training courses and the American Institute of Banking (AIB).
 
About City National
 
City National Bank is the wholly owned subsidiary of City National Corporation (NYSE: CYN). It is backed by $22.5 billion in total assets, and provides banking, investment and trust services through 79 offices, including 16 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City and Nashville, Tenn. The company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $58.5 billion in client investment assets, including more than $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.