City National Bank
Kelly Coffey is City Nationals Bank’s first ever woman CEO. She has managed $70 billion in assets as well as given much support to her 5,300 colleagues and 72 offices as a huge advocate in creating a diverse workplace. Prior to becoming City National’s CEO, she was the CEO of J.P. Morgan’s U.S. Private Bank. spending more than 20 years at the firm’s investment bank where she held an array of leadership positions. In the beginning of her financial career, she focused on mergers and acquisitions and spent six years in Argentina. Kelly has been named three times to American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Finance List and twice to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual list of the most influential citizens of Los Angeles. Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in international affairs and French from Lafayette College, and an MS in Foreign Service with a concentration in international business from Georgetown University.
Year appointed: 2019