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Carla Valenti - 2019 Most Influential Business Woman

August 2019
Carla Valenti, Executive Vice President of Parkside Financial Bank & Trust, is one of the founding employees of the bank, which has grown to $505 million in assets and almost $1.4 billion in wealth management assets since 2008. Valenti, 57, has almost 35 years of commercial lending experience and has become a specialist in serving privately held small and middle market businesses. She’s as much a consultant as a banker.

We work very well with clients who appreciate a consulting relationship.  I have always enjoyed participating with clients in banking decisions, but also business and family decisions, if they want that.
- Carla Valenti