- SVP, Relationship Manager
- Aerospace & Defense Team
- City National Bank
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Katherine “Katie” McDowell is a senior vice president and Relationship Manager for City National Bank, focused on the aerospace, defense and government services industries. She has a deep corporate finance background, including transactions in debt markets, letters of credit, real estate, leasing, treasury management and hedging.
Ms. McDowell has more than 15 years of experience in the finance and investment banking industry. Prior to City National, she was a senior vice president at Wells Fargo and GE Capital and a vice president at Janes Capital Partners, with a focus on the aerospace and defense industry. Prior to her business career she was on the US Olympic Team, placing fifth in the women’s sailing 470 class competition.
Ms. McDowell earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and a Master of Business Administration from Yale University. She is a past board member with Women In Defense, Greater Los Angeles Chapter.