Craig Warden and Michal Miron were named co-heads of Leumi’s Los Angeles office. Warden joins Leumi from Citi, and Miron has worked within the Leumi organization for 20 years, most recently serving as a Los Angeles Group head. In addition, Elsa Burton has also joined Leumi from Citi to serve as the new Los Angeles hroup head.
“We are thrilled to attract top talent like Craig and Elsa to the Leumi organization, and we’re proud to recognize Michal for her decades of service to our clients and commitment to the bank,” said Shawn McGowen, head of Commercial Banking at Leumi. “This strategic reorganization is aimed at continuing to grow our business and reflects our dedication to the sustained success of the LA region.”
Craig Warden comes to Leumi with more than 20 years of experience in the West Coast commercial banking market. Most recently, he served as market director at Citi where he led the Middle Market Lending Group in Los Angeles and then the Upper Middle Market team for the Western U.S. Prior to that, Warden spent 12 years at Wells Fargo, where he held several leadership roles managing various regions across the West Coast.
Miron has been instrumental in building Leumi’s commercial banking practice in Los Angeles. Miron is responsible for building the California healthcare financing platform and was recognized as one of the most influential commercial lenders in Los Angeles in 2014.
Elsa Burton joins Leumi with 20 years of managerial and business development experience at Citi and Wells Fargo. Most recently, she served as a senior vice president and relationship manager for Citi’s Commercial Bank, where she was responsible for business development and relationship management for the commercial banking group in the Los Angeles region.
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