MIAMI, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- City National Bank of Florida (CNB) awarded its inaugural Hi-Tides Outstanding Achievement Award to acclaimed film director and producer, and Miami Beach native, Brett Ratner. The award was presented during the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Gala Saturday, June 4.
"I am honored to present this award to Brett for his talent, passion and commitment to film and to his Miami Beach community," said Jorge Gonzalez, President and CEO of City National Bank.
The Hi-Tides Outstanding Achievement Award was created to recognize homegrown talent who not only rise to the occasion, but exceed expectations. It honors those who make the community a better place because of their achievements.
"City National Bank has always been synonymous with excellence and community partnership. We are proud to sponsor the Hi-Tides Award in participation with the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce because we believe it is a perfect fit for us," Gonzalez added.
Ratner was born and raised in Miami Beach and is a graduate of Miami Beach Senior High School. He is best known for his Rush Hour films, X-Men Last Man Standing, Red Dragon and the television program Prison Break. His latest film, Horrible Bosses, will be released later this month.
One of South Florida's most stable, reliable and sound banks, CNB prides itself on being large enough to give clients what they want, but small enough to do it the way clients want it. Bank professionals embrace the communities they serve and provide a diverse array of financial products and personal services to small businesses, corporate and commercial clients, and individuals.
About City National Bank of Florida
Headquartered in Miami, City National Bank of Florida (CNB) is the financial institution to which Floridians have turned for 65 years. The fourth-largest financial institution in the state with more than $3.8 billion in assets, $2.8 billion in deposits and $1.8 billion in loans, City National Bank of Florida is backed by Caja Madrid, one of Spain's largest financial institutions, founded more than 300 years ago. CNB offers a diversified portfolio of financial products and services at more than two dozen convenient banking centers from Miami-Dade County to the greater Orlando area.
SOURCE City National Bank of Florida