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Gwen Miller is executive vice president and manager of City National Bank's Private Client Services offices in the greater Los Angeles area. She also is a member of the company's Executive Committee.
She also serves as regional executive for Los Angeles. In that capacity, she is responsible for coordinating the delivery of City National's banking and wealth management services in the greater Los Angeles area, including downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, Long Beach and the Westside.
Since 2005, Ms. Miller has led a team of wealth management, banking and credit professionals in the coordinated delivery of the bank's broad array of financial products and services to high-net-worth individuals and families, professional firms and nonprofit organizations. Based at City National's corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, she manages the regional Private Client Services offices in Beverly Hills, Century City and downtown Los Angeles.
She also serves as executive sponsor of the bank’s Legal Council and Women’s Segment, both of which are focused on expanding City National’s market share among those respective segments.
Ms. Miller, who has worked in the banking industry for 26 years, previously was one of three team leaders in City National's Beverly Hills-based Entertainment Division.
Ms. Miller joined City National in 1999 at its Beverly Hills-based Entertainment Division. Before that, she was a senior vice president and led the private banking and entertainment units at California United Bank. She also worked for five years as a vice president and commercial and private banking relationship manager in the entertainment division at Bank of California.
She began her 26-year career in banking as a management trainee and commercial lender with First Interstate Bank and later served as a commercial lender with Union Bank.
A graduate of Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., Ms. Miller is a member of the boards of directors of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and Town Hall Los Angeles.
Ms. Miller lives in the Mt. Washington section of Los Angeles with her two daughters.