Senior Vice President, Marketing
City National Bank
Samantha Davies is a senior vice president of Marketing at City National Bank. With the company since 2000, she develops and oversees the strategy for the bank’s advertising, direct marketing, merchandising and collateral; events and community involvement efforts, including charitable contributions, community sponsorships; brand cause marketing; and colleague engagement programs. Previously, Ms. Davies was vice president and director of marketing for IndyMac Bank. There she was responsible for managing all marketing efforts for the bank’s business-to-business divisions, including development and production of all advertising, direct marketing, collateral, charitable events and public relations activities. Ms. Davies began her career in marketing communications in 1987 working for 11 years for Home Savings of America. As vice president of corporate communications and public relations, she also managed the corporate travel and events department with an annual budget of more than $7 million. In addition she managed the Home Savings’ community investment program, reinvesting over $4 million annually to charitable organizations nationwide. Active in the community, Ms. Davies is currently co-chair of the Corporate Advisory Committee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is co-chair of City Scholars Foundation’s Youth Hero Awards and serves on the boards of Center Dance Arts at the Music Center of Los Angeles and the newly formed junior board of Town Hall Los Angeles. She earned a bachelor’s degree from California Polytechnic University, Pomona and is a graduate of Leadership California.