Kendall Simmonds is a Relationship Manager in the Aerospace and Defense Group at Union Bank, N.A. The group provides financial expertise to corporate clients including Sr. debt financing, depository and cash management, global trade, foreign currency exposure, interest rate management and mezzanine finance. Mr. Simmonds is responsible for expanding the bank’s national growth strategy. He is based in Los Angeles and reports to Senior Vice President, Robert Jones. Prior to Union Bank, Mr. Simmonds served as a business development strategist and banking officer at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Mr. Simmonds received his bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001 and his master’s degree in economics and international relations from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in 2005. Active in the community, he is on the Board of Directors at the Children’s Center at Caltech, a member of the CAL Alumni Association, African American Board Leadership Institute and AbilityFirst Finance Committee. He also serves as a leader for the Los Angeles region of Next Gen Leaders, Union Bank’s employee resource group whose mission is to attract and engage future leaders and to promote diversity and community service.
We formed a California corporation for Kendall.