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How I Made It: Billy O'Grady, City National Bank tech start-up advisor
How I Made It: Billy O'Grady, City National Bank tech start-up advisor

The gig: Billy O'Grady, 31, heads the Southern California technology and venture capital banking group at City National Bank. Based in Santa Monica, O'Grady advises technology start-ups and their employees on banking and wealth management decisions. He also helps companies get money between fundraising rounds through venture debt financing deals. His position is a new one for the 60-year-old Los Angeles bank, which is trying to attract clients from technology communities in Silicon Valley, Boston and New York as well. Clients include eco-friendly-focused retailer Honest Co. and YouTube network MiTu. An inspirational father: O'Grady grew up in the industrial hub of Rochester,...

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