December 21, 2020

New President Rich Raffetto Leads Middle-Market Push at City National

City National Bank President Rich Raffetto spoke with the Los Angeles Business Journal about the bank’s drive into middle-market banking and its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) efforts. 

December 21, 2020

City National’s Brandy Han Named Among Los Angeles’ Leading Professionals

Brandy Han, senior vice president and group head of Capital Markets at City National, was recognized as a leading professional by the Los Angeles Business Journal as part of its “Thriving in their 40s” list. 

December 15, 2020

Martha Henderson Named to The Wrap’s Women ChangeMakers List

Martha Henderson, executive vice president and head of City National’s Entertainment Banking division, earned a place on The Wrap’s annual list, which profiled the 30 women “who saved entertainment.” 

December 10, 2020

Entertainment Banking’s Lane Hancock and Frank Zeppieri Named to Variety’s 2020 Dealmakers Impact Report

Senior Vice Presidents and Team Leaders Lane Hancock and Frank Zeppieri were honored as part of Variety’s annual Dealmakers Impact Report list.

December 10, 2020

City National Rochdale’s Elizabeth Dooley Named to the 2020 Notable Women in Financial Advice List by Crain’s New York Business

Elizabeth Dooley, managing director and senior portfolio manager with City National Rochdale, earned a top spot on the Notable Women in Financial Advice list published by Crain's New York Business

December 4, 2020

Nashville’s Diane Pearson Named a Top Woman in Music by Billboard

Diane Pearson, senior vice president and team leader of City National’s Entertainment Banking team in Nashville, has been recognized in Billboard’s prestigious annual "Women in Music" executives list for her incredible leadership and the Nashville team's heroic efforts during the ongoing pandemic crisis. 

December 1, 2020

Chief Marketing, Product and Digital Officer Linda Duncombe on City National’s entertainment ecosystem

City National Bank’s Chief Marketing, Product and Digital Officer Linda Duncombe recently spoke at the Tearsheet Embedded Conference about the bank’s fintech game and the ecosystem it is building out to support the entertainment industry in ways no other bank or organization can.

December 1, 2020

City National’s Bailey Lathem Named to MusicRow’s “Next Big Thing” List

Bailey Lathem, vice president with City National’s Entertainment Banking team in Nashville, earned a top spot on MusicRow’s second annual “Next Big Thing” list. 

October 26, 2020

Chief Marketing, Product and Digital Officer Linda Duncombe on the accountability of digital platforms

Linda Duncombe recently discussed the progress big digital platforms have made about being more accountable in the Wall Street Journal

October 6, 2020

City National President Rich Raffetto on bank expansion to Manhattan West

City National Bank President Rich Raffetto spoke with Crain's New York Business about the bank's latest office, Manhattan West, just across the street from the new Hudson Yards development.

September 30, 2020

Kelly Coffey Named One of the Most Powerful Women in Banking

City National CEO Kelly Coffey was named as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Banking,” by American Banker. This is the first time a woman from City National Bank has made the list.

September 1, 2020

City National Presented Variety's Sports and Entertainment Event

City National Bank was the official presenter of Variety's Sports and Entertainment event. Sports banker Todd Burach, senior relationship manager with Entertainment Banking, interviewed Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers and CAA Football Agent Ed Berry, who represents Aaron. 

August 17, 2020

Nashville Leaders Make Country Power Players List

City National’s Nashville Entertainment team leaders Lori Badgett and Diane Pearson were recognized as part of Billboard’s 6th annual Country Power Players list. 

August 17, 2020

City National Bank Named a Top Corporate Philanthropist

City National ranked one of the top ten corporate philanthropists in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

August 3, 2020

City National Rochdale Named to Financial Times 300 Top Registered Advisers List

City National Rochdale was named to the Financial Times 300 list, which recognizes the top independent RIA firms across the country. 

July 2, 2020

City National Bank Becomes "Official Bank" of Bluebird Cafe

City National Bank has inked a sponsorship deal with Nashville’s iconic Bluebird Cafe, becoming the “Official Bank of The Bluebird Cafe.”

June 1, 2020

Rich McCune Named a Notable LGBTQ Leader

Rich McCune, senior vice president and regional team manager, was named a Notable LGBTQ Leader by Crain’s New York Business

May 29, 2020

Kelly Coffey and Russell Goldsmith Named Two of the Most Influential People in Los Angeles

Chairman Russell Goldsmith and CEO Kelly Coffey ranked among the 500 most important people in Los Angeles in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual “LA500” list.

May 8, 2020

Chairman Russell Goldsmith Thinks the New Deal Can Point the Way to Recovery

Russell Goldsmith, chairman and former CEO of City National, says that what the country needs is not just more relief but an economic recovery plan of up to $2 trillion.

April 22, 2020

Entertainment Bankers Debrief on Federal Paycheck Protection Program Loans

On the latest episode of Variety's “Strictly Business” podcast, three experienced entertainment industry bankers from City National break down the SBA relief program and its importance to thousands of entertainment industry-related clients. 

April 15, 2020

EVP Martha Henderson Discusses State of Small Business in Entertainment Industry

Executive Vice President Martha Henderson recently spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the state of small businesses in the entertainment industry. 

April 6, 2020

City National Says No to Layoffs

City National Bank CEO Kelly Coffey spoke with the Los Angeles Business Journal about the bank's coronavirus response. 

March 16, 2020

Fast Starter

City National's Kelly Coffey makes a good first-year impression.

February 10, 2020

Linda Duncombe and Verna Grayce Chao Named Top Women in Banking

Executive Vice Presidents Linda Duncombe and Verna Grayce Chao were honored in the Los Angeles Business Journal's annual list of the Top Women in Banking. 

February 6, 2020

City National Plans Another Branch in Washington, D.C.

City National Bank CEO Kelly Coffey spoke with the Washington Business Journal about the bank's East Coast expansion plans. 

January 24, 2020


City National Bank’s Chief Marketing, Product and Digital Officer Linda Duncombe explains how fintech is leading the way up for City National.