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Bruce Breslau

Managing Director and Market Manager, MUFG Union Bank

Bruce Breslau joined Union Bank in 1993, and now leads the San Diego region. He oversees the Middle Market Division, focusing on firms with revenue between $5 million to $2 billion. Breslau, a board member of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., is active in the Catholic Church. Breslau said he takes great pride in his two sons graduating and earning MBAs from Notre Dame University. Under his leadership, San Diego was recognized as the leading regional office at Union Bank in 2017.

ALMA MATER: San Diego State University

HOBBY: Skiing, golf, Fly fishing, backpacking, mountain biking

FAVORITE TRAVEL SPOT: Wailea, Maui

BUSINESS ADVICE: “Your successes in life do not define you, but rather how you respond to adversity and challenges.”