Sim Tang-Paradis is vice president and manager at City National Bank in Westlake Village. Tang-Paradis is active on several boards, including the Ventura County Community Foundation Special Oversight Committee; the Valley Economic Alliance’s economic development committee; Economic Development Collaborative – Ventura County; Health Care Foundation for Ventura County; and Ventura County Employee Retirement Association. BEST ADVICE: City National Bank Do what you’re afraid to do. FAVORITE BOOK: “Hug Time” by Patrick McDonnell. I keep it on my nightstand. My daughter and I been reading this book together since she was a baby. She’s now 10. BUCKET LIST: Walk the Great Wall of China.