Senior Vice President
RBC Wealth Management
Patricia Reno’s career in finance began in 1987 when she joined Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor. Ms. Reno spent her years at Merrill Lynch and most recently RBC Wealth Management managing assets for high net worth individuals, corporations, pensions and non-profit organizations. A former teacher, she is a frequent speaker and writer on various financial topics plus she has also trained and coached new financial consultants to the industry. Among her various recognitions, one is being named “Outstanding Woman in Business” by the San Diego Business Journal.
Ms. Reno is a longtime community volunteer. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Inland North County and was a co-founder of a nationally recognized anti-drug and anti- gang program named “Street Safe”. Most recently her community involvement has centered on establishing the U.SS. Midway Museum in San Diego. As the daughter of a career naval officer, Ms. Reno is passionate about maintaining the public awareness of freedom, liberty and peace through our military heritage. She worked for many years with a dedicated group of private citizens to bring the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Midway to San Diego as a permanent museum. After the Midway opened to visitors in 2005, she served as the first Chair of the Midway Foundation. She describes the ship’s success, both as a tourist attraction and an educational laboratory, as one of her most satisfying endeavors.
Ms. Reno is a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara and resides in San Diego, California with her husband Edward; they are the parents of two grown sons.