Ford to discuss commercial lending process Jan. 7 during workshop

City National Bank rep to present as part of Henderson Chamber of Commerce Roadmap to Success Workshop Series

HENDERSON, Nev. – Bruce Ford, senior vice president and business banking relationship manager for City National Bank, will present “Elements of a Successful Borrowing Relationship” from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, as part of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop series.

The workshop will take place at the Henderson Business Resource Center (HBRC), 112 S. Water St. near West Pacific Avenue in downtown Henderson.

During his workshop, Ford will discuss the commercial lending process, including key elements and financial ratios. He will also provide advice and resources.

Ford is responsible for five business banking relationship managers in two markets. In this capacity, he is responsible for working with branch and relationship managers to develop new business and lending opportunities with small- and medium-size businesses.

Ford joined City National Bank in 2009. Prior to joining City National, he served as regional president and chief operating officer of Community Bank of Nevada. He graduated from the UNLV, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance, with an emphasis in investments, and is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington. Currently, he is a member of the UNLV Alumni Association Finance Committee and Nevada Development Authority Recruitment Committee.

All chamber members and the public are invited to attend. There is no cost for Henderson Chamber members. Cost for non-members is $25. An additional $10 will be charged for walk-in attendees. To reserve a space, register at hendersonchamber.com by Tuesday, Jan. 5.

The City of Henderson and Cox Communications are sponsors for the event.

The Roadmap to Success workshop series covers topics including finance, human resources, law, marketing, operations, sales and technology.

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a non-profit corporation organized to manage and distribute funds and resources to further the development of the community through activities that are exclusively charitable, scientific, or educational. The foundation is responsible for the creation and success of both the Henderson Business Resource Center (a business incubator) and the Leadership Henderson program.

For more information about the Henderson Business Resource Center or the Roadmap to Success Series, visit hendersonchamber.com.

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