Eddie Dominguez is City National Bank’s Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing, Corporate Communications and Community Relations. He oversees the $4.9 billion Miami-based bank’s marketing, messaging and community engagement, including media relations, internal and external communications, advertising, events, sponsorships and donations. He is on the boards of the Miami Book Fair International, a 30-year cultural icon in South Florida, and the Cuban American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Project, which provides legal services to those in need.
Eddie is president of the board of trustees of Unity on the Bay, a 1200-member, 85-year-old spiritual community located on Biscayne Bay in Miami. He has overseen two record setting United Way campaigns for CNB and is on the steering committee for Veritage Miami, a food and wine festival that has raised more than $12 million for United Way. While at City National Bank, the venerable community bank has seen its profile significantly raised and it has garnered a host of recognition from the media, including being twice named Community Bank of the Year by the South Florida Business Journal and being voted Best Community Bank, Best Business Bank, Best Bank for Jumbo Loans and Best Bank for Commercial Real Estate. The former longtime media executive and journalist joined the bank in late 2011 after a decade as Executive Editor of the Daily Business Review, South Florida’s news outlet of record for business, real estate and the law. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day news operation at the media company, he helped redesign the newspaper and redesign the DBR’s website. He also worked as a writer and editor for the Associated Press, where he covered major national and international news stories, including Pope John Paul II’s historic visit to Cuba.
Eddie earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Miami and attended Miami Dade College. Mr. Dominguez was inducted into Miami-Dade College’s Hall of Fame in 2007. He was honored in 2010 with the Cuban American Bar Association’s Public Service Award for his work to increase awareness of judicial elections. He also received History Miami/11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society’s Chairman’s Award.