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City National Grows Commercial Banking Team In the Inland Empire and Greater San Gabriel Valley

April 7, 2016

City National Grows Commercial Banking Team In the Inland Empire and Greater San Gabriel Valley

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY – City National Bank, America’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, announced today that John Wheeling has joined the bank as a senior vice president and regional manager with the bank’s Commercial Banking Services division.

Based out of City National’s Ontario office, Wheeling leads a team of experienced bankers, delivering City National’s customized financial solutions to mid-sized businesses in the Inland Empire and Greater San Gabriel Valley. Wheeling and his team provide clients with advice to help grow and expand their businesses while coordinating the delivery of a full complement of banking, credit and treasury management products.  

With more than 20 years of banking experience, Wheeling previously served as regional president with Community Bank in Orange County and the Inland Empire. Prior to that, he was a senior vice president and regional manager for Commercial Banking at Union Bank in the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley.

“City National’s Commercial Banking Services division has a long history of providing small and mid-sized companies with a full range of financial products and services,” said Rod Banks, head of commercial banking at City National. “John strengthens our capabilities as we expand City National’s footprint in the Greater San Gabriel Valley.”

Wheeling is a graduate of the University of La Verne. He currently serves on the Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ Corporate Council and previously served on the board of directors of the Arthritis Foundation in Orange County.

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City National’s Ontario office is located at 3633 Inland Empire Blvd., Ontario, CA 91764. The phone number is (909) 481-2460.

About City National

With $36.4 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 75 offices, including 16 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville and Atlanta.  In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $53.9 billion in client investment assets.

City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies.  RBC serves more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the United States and 38 other countries. 

For more information about City National, visit the company’s website at