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Greg Carmichael

Executive Chair
City National Bank

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Greg Carmichael brings extensive experience to the Board of Directors of City National Bank and serves as its executive chair.

Prior to joining City National, Greg was executive chair of the Board of Directors of Fifth Third Bancorp, one of the nation’s largest commercial banks and the ninth-largest U.S.-based consumer bank (approximately $220 billion in assets). During his time at Fifth Third, he oversaw significant growth in assets and built a reputation for a strong focus on customers and leading-edge innovation. He has a deep background in both technology and operations. Greg became chief executive officer (CEO) at Fifth Third in 2015, followed by CEO and chairman in 2018 and executive chair in 2022. Prior to CEO, he was chief operating officer from 2006 to 2012 and chief information officer from 2003 to 2006. 

Greg also served as corporate vice president and global chief information officer of Emerson Electric (1999-2003) and division vice president and chief information officer of Emerson Power Transmission (1996-1999). From 1985-1996, he held various information technology and leadership roles at General Electric.

Active in the community, Greg was the campaign chair of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, board of trustees member for Bethesda Inc. and board of trustees member for the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Greg is currently serving on the boards of Encompass Health, Hauser Private Equity, Dragonfly Corporation and the Fischer Homes Group.

Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Dayton and a master’s of science from Central Michigan University.