Catherine Nguyen is a seasoned banker specializing in commercial lending and international finance with 20 years of experience at both large and mid-sized financial institutions. Ms. Nguyen focuses on outreach to domestic and international companies in Southern California, especially middle market, with a need for traditional banking including commercial and industrial financing, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, mergers and acquisition financing, and global capital markets.
Prior to joining Umpqua Bank, Ms. Nguyen served as Vice President, International Finance with Comerica Bank, covering Southern California. Prior to Comerica Bank, Ms. Nguyen was Vice President in Global Commercial Banking at Bank of America for Orange County, California.
Ms. Nguyen graduated from California State University, Fullerton, with a Bachelor’s in Finance and a Minor in Accounting. She currently serves as the Chairperson of the Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce for Southern California, is a member of the French American Chamber of Commerce and BizFed, both located in Los Angeles. Ms. Nguyen is fluent in English, Vietnamese and French.”