Barrett N Cornelius

Vice President, Private Client Associate

Professional Profile

Barrett Cornelius is a Vice President and Private Client Associate with Bank of America Private Bank. As part of a team of dedicated professionals, Barrett offers sought-after expertise and guidance in investment management, wealth transfer and credit needs, as well as trust and estate planning services. In his role, he recognizes that focusing on clients' best interests is the foundation of building long-term relationships, and he seeks to listen to and understand his clients' needs to develop a personalized plan to help them meet their unique goals.

Prior to joining the Private Bank, Barrett served as a financial advisor with Merrill. Originally from Atlanta, Barrett attended Woodward Academy & earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance from Auburn University. Barrett is now highly involved with the Woodward Academy Alumni Association. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing golf and watching college football.

Our Team

Our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personal experience.

Note: These team members are a shared resource, involved in your wealth management plan as appropriate and are subject to change

Bryan C Chitwood

Private Client Manager


Shih (May) M Tsao

Private Client Manager


Robert (Rob) C Wicking

Portfolio Manager


Joseph (Joe) M Scarpinato

Portfolio Manager


Michael Allen Pond

Senior Trust Officer


Ashley Steele

Senior Trust Officer


Billy (Bill) C Hamlet

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Key Contacts

Karolina Coffey


Let's Have A Conversation

We take the time to listen and learn about you and your family before creating strategies that aim to meet your needs, goals and best interests now and in the future


For more than 200 years, Bank of America Private Bank (Private Bank) has helped clients navigate the complex challenges of managing significant wealth. We draw on the Private Bank’s personalized approach, as well as the resources of Bank of America, to help individuals and families, businesses, and institutions achieve their financial objectives. Whether you’re looking to preserve and share wealth, build philanthropic legacies or plan for future growth, our commitment is to make your goals our priority.

At Bank of America Private Bank, we take pride in our history and in serving our clients’ best interests. We also value the continual pursuit of innovation in a constantly transforming world. We apply this perspective to help our clients anticipate and respond to evolving markets, changing environments and the growing complexities of the financial landscape. Mindful of the past, our focus is on providing today’s clients with disciplined financial strategies and a bridge across generations.