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Client: Roane Consulting Group
Location: Pembroke Pines, FL 
Testimony: Melvin Roane, Managing Partner and Owner

Roane Consulting Group is a full service advertising agency specializing in corporate sponsorships, brand management and event planning. 

"We are not a big firm, but we produce large scale events with a national footprint",  Melvin shared with us.  “We have had to pivot from producing in-person events to address the safety concerns of the COVID-19 reality. That’s where his City National Bank of Florida relationship has been so critical. From the very first call, City National Bank of Florida has been interested in understanding my business, earning my business for the long term”, Melvin concluded. 

Client: Sushi Maki
Locations: Miami, Coconut Grove, S. Miami, Palmetto Bay, Pompano Beach, Davie, Boca Raton, Coral Gables, Aventura, Pembroke Pines
Testimony: Abe Ng, President and Chief Executive Officer

When Abe started his own restaurant more than 20 years ago, it was not an instant success. “We started a fast food brand in 1997 that didn’t work out, It evolved into Sushi Maki”, Abe shared with us. With the  recession hit in 2008, Abe and City National Bank Of Florida worked together to adapt and persevere. The recent COVID-19 Pandemic was no exception.
 
“Every step of the way, City National Bank Of Florida has been an incredible partner - a thought partner and a financial partner. They were really a leader in exposing us to different ways to get through this crisis. There isn’t a step we take in terms of opening up a new location or a new business line we explore without looping in City National Bank Of Florida to see what they think.”

Client: Blezoo
Location: Orlando
Testimony: Dean Caravelis, Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Blezoo is a promotional agency that creates experiences for their clients around products and apparel.

Hear the CEO and Founder Dean Caravelis explaining how City National Bank Of Florida helped his company survive the turbulence of 2020.  “Going above and beyond. I’m able to focus on my business, because I know I have a trusted partner on the financial side whenever I need anything”, Dean recalls.

Client: Baron, Breslin and Sarmiento
Location: Miami
Testimony: Richard Baron, Attorney
 
The law offices of Baron, Breslin and Sarmiento is a boutique litigation firm formed in 2015 focused on the areas of civil and commercial litigation, criminal defense, family law matters, Florida Bar and lawyer professional regulation matters and commercial transactions. 

City National Bank Of Florida is a hometown bank. Whenever I walk in somebody greets me by my name. Whether it’s the teller, or one of the management groups or one of the bankers sitting behind the desk, they go out of their way to get up and ask me how I am. It’s as if I walk into a friend’s home. It’s a very warm, reassuring feeling”,  Richard shared with us.

Client: AHS Residential
Location: Miami
Testimony: Carlos Gonzalez, Chief Financial Officer

AHS Residential is aa multi-family residential developer focused on building workforce housing and property management. The company maintains a staff of 150 employees.

Carlos Gonzalez, Chief Financial Officer, explained  how City National Bank Of Florida helped AHS Residential through some tough times in March 2020 – and how they have emerged stronger than ever.

Client: Sudsies Dry Cleaners and Laundry
Location: Miami
Testimony: Jason Loeb, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Sudsies Dry Cleaners and Laundry is a premier eco friendly full-service dry cleaning and laundry company based in South Florida.

When the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sudsies woke up in March 2020, he was blindsided by this new world because of the Covid. "The relationship with City National Bank Of Florida offered me so much security in a time of need,” Jason recalls. Listen as Jason explains how his partnership with City National Bank Of Florida allows him to keep dreaming big dreams about his business.

Client: Mango’s Tropical Café
Locations: Miami, Orlando
Testimony: Joshua Wallak, Chief Operating Officer

For nearly 30 years, Mango’s Tropical Café, has been a must-see for Floridians who have family or friends in town and want to show them the quintessential South Beach experience. 

“The only reason we’re still sitting here is because of City National Bank Of Florida, and because they believe in Mango’s,” Joshua said. While health concerns require the club’s doors to remain closed to the public, City National Bank Of Florida helped Mango’s obtain assistance through the SBA’s Payroll Protection Program to help the company stay afloat during the closure and keep staff on payroll. 

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