Scott Connella serves as Managing Director and Market President for the MUFG Union Bank Commercial Banking Group, Southern California Division. He oversees Commercial Banking in the Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Inland Empire, Orange County, and San Diego regions. He leads a team of high-caliber banking professionals specializing in providing financial expertise to commercial clients in the areas of senior debt financing, treasury management services, international trade, foreign currency exposure, and interest rate management.
Connella joined the bank in 1987 and held various positions before being appointed Market President in 2004. The MUFG Union Bank Commercial Banking team is focused on serving clients with annual revenues between $20 million and $1 billion. These include companies that are closely held, publicly traded, and private equity owned. The bank’s Commercial Banking Southern California Division, led by Connella, has several key specialty areas including food and beverage and non-profit lending. In the food and beverage area, the team lends to companies across the spectrum—from food processing and distribution to wholesale and retail sales. Connella and his team actively engage with food industry trade organizations and events to provide education and information to help companies achieve business objectives. He has a strong business acumen, which helps serve clients in their business cycles and in a dynamic marketplace. The Southern California market is the largest for the bank’s Commercial Banking group.