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Martha Tuma

Executive Vice President
Human Resources
City National Bank

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Martha Tuma is executive vice president and chief colleague officer of City National Bank. Martha is responsible for the development and implementation of the bank’s human resources strategy. She holds primary responsibility for talent management, leadership development, recruiting, training and education, compensation and benefits, payroll, colleague engagement, colleague retention, colleague relations, and workforce diversity, equity and inclusion. She is also a member of the company’s Executive Committee.

Martha has more than 30 years of human resources experience and a strong track record of leading organizations through expansion and transformation. She joined City National from Charles Schwab & Co., where she managed a team of more than 300 human resources professionals and was recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times. She has also held senior human resources positions at Apple, Intel and Logitech.

Martha was named in the Top Teams of American Banker’s most powerful women in banking in 2021. She serves as secretary of the board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California and is on the advisory committee for Kaiser Permanente’s Zero Breast Cancer initiative.

Martha is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, and she holds a master’s degree in public administration from California State University, Hayward (now California State University, East Bay). She also has completed Stanford University’s Human Resource Executive Program.