City National Bank
Shawn is a solutions-driven strategist with proven experience in organizing people, data and technology to produce results. He currently manages the Product Pricing & Insights team at City National Bank that is responsible for key macro-level financial and client-impacting decisions through portfolio and competitive analytics. Shawn also actively participates in the Asian American Network colleague resource group as one of the communication and content leaders.
Before joining City National, Shawn had managed business deposit products for the MUFG Union Bank retail footprint, where he was similarly involved in the employee resource space in various leadership roles within the ASPIRE Asian American group including national co-chair. A number years were likewise spent prior at Bank of America in planning and design roles at the beginning of Shawn’s journey into banking after business school where initial introduction to Asian American professional organizations including AAPA occurred through involvement with the Asian Leadership Network. Previous to the financial industry, he had worked in several operations, accounting, and technology roles in the public sector.
Shawn earned his MBA from the University of Notre Dame and his Bachelor of Science from UCLA. In his other career, he was active in the Vietnamese American community in Southern California, was a long-time basketball coach and sports committee chair for the Westside Family LA YMCA and is presently the Board of Directors President for the Child Development Consortium of Los Angeles (CDCLA). Additionally, he enjoys practicing Muay Thai and traveling in his spare time with the most memorable international trips to Machu Picchu in Peru and Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal.