LAS VEGAS, NV – City National Bank, Nevada’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, today announced that it has hired Michele Jadotte as vice president and branch manager of its Green Valley banking office.  Jadotte, with nearly 30 years of experience in the banking industry, is well-known in southern Nevada, especially in the Green Valley area where she’s spent the majority of her time over the past ten years since moving to Henderson.
 
In her new capacity, Jadotte will be responsible for all branch sales and servicing related responsibilities, as well as managing a staff of five at the Green Valley office.  She will network through various civic and trade organizations to generate new business opportunities and to promote City National.  She will also work very closely with other areas of the bank, such as Commercial Banking Services and Private Client Services, to enhance existing relationships and develop new business opportunities.
 
As manager of the Green Valley banking office, Jadotte will be located at 8475 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 100.  Jadotte will report directly to John Wilcox, senior vice president and Nevada regional banking manager for City National.
 
“Michele is a great addition to our Core Banking team and the highly qualified group of branch managers we’ve hired to help City National grow its presence and market share in Nevada,” said Wilcox.  “Michele’s leadership and understanding of the local markets, coupled with her vast knowledge of banking, will help City National increase its brand awareness in the Green Valley area and achieve its goal of becoming the most recommended financial provider in Nevada.”
 
Prior to joining City National, Jadotte served as vice president and senior private banker for Wells Fargo Bank.  During her tenure in banking, Jadotte has served in a variety of positions for several banks, including BankWest of Nevada where she served as a business development officer, and Washington Mutual where she served as business banking manager when she moved to Las Vegas in 2002.  She’s also worked for Bank of America in California, First National Bank of Chicago, National Bank of Detroit, and Continental Bank in Chicago where she began her banking career in 1982.
 
Jadotte is a graduate of the DePaul University in Chicago, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance.  She has also received a number of awards and recognition from various organizations, including Excellence in Customer Service from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.  Jadotte is very fluent in French, which is her first language.
 
Jadotte is very active in the community serving as a board member or volunteer for a number of trade and nonprofit organizations.  Her community involvement includes the Nevada Ballet as a board of trustee, Risk Management Association (RMA) as a board member, Nevada Development Authority (NDA) as a board of trustee, and Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce as a focus Las Vegas participant.
 
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 80 offices, including 16 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 $60.1 billion in client investment assets, including nearly $38 billion under direct management.
 
City National has 12 branch offices in Nevada, including eight 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 inSouth Lake Tahoe.
 
For more information about City National, visit the company’s Website at cnb.com.