North America Head of Citi Private Bank

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Halé Behzadi is the North America Head of Citi Private Bank and a member of the Private Bank Global Leadership Team. Halé has more than three decades of experience working with ultra-high net worth families and their closely held business and philanthropic ventures and leads the Private Banking activities in 25 offices across the United States and Canada.

Most recently, Halé was the Global Market Manager of the Western Region at Citi Private Bank and directly responsible for leading the ultra-high net worth private banking practices in seven offices in California, Arizona and Washington. Halé co-chairs Citi’s California Leadership Council and is the Executive Sponsor of Citi’s North America Diversity Committee. Previously, Halé chaired the Mentoring Committee at Citi Private Bank and served as the Business Sponsor of Citi’s Pride Network for Southern California and the Women’s Network for Northern California.

Prior to joining Citigroup and establishing the Private Bank office in Beverly Hills in 2002, Halé enjoyed a long and distinguished career with Bank of America leading a team of private banking professionals in Beverly Hills.

Halé holds a BA in Economics from Georgetown University, where she is an active member of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. Throughout her career she has played an active role in numerous civic and charitable organizations that provide social services, education and health care in the local community. She is also the Vice Chair on the Executive Committee for the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation and a Trustee for the Iranian American Women Foundation. Previously, Halé served on the Board of Trustees for Viewpoint School as a member of the Executive Committee. She has also held a number of leadership roles including Vice Chair, Advancement Committees, and Chair of Committee on Trustees where she was focused on recruiting more diverse board members, especially women. She holds Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 FINRA licenses.