William A. Evans

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

William (Bill) Evans is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in Hartford, CT.  In this role, he is responsible for creating and maintaining personalized investment strategies and a broad range of wealth management services including financial planning and wealth strategy.  This includes assisting clients with establishing their goals and objectives, developing an appropriate overall strategy, formulating and implementing advice and guidance, and conducting regular reviews to monitor progress toward reaching the initial goals and strategies set forth. In addition, he supports clients on navigating through changing  market environments to provide traditional guidance in the areas of asset allocation, tax-minimization strategies, retirement, and multi-generational strategies from risked-based strategies to banking and lending needs.
Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Bill was a senior vice president and head of manager research and selection within the Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) Group of ING Investment Management. His team was responsible for manager due diligence and selection for the team’s multi-manager products and sub-advised funds for the ING Mutual Fund Boards. He also worked as a portfolio manager for Fleet Investment Advisors for high-net-worth and institutional clients.

Bill earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Providence College. He is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the CFA® Society Hartford. 


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