Christian (Chris) Cobb

Managing Director, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Christian (Chris) Cobb is a Managing Director and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Portland, Oregon. He has a deep and multi-faceted understanding of the financial and economic markets – having served generations of clients with significant wealth, since 1993. 

In leading a talented team of seasoned professionals, Chris coordinates the formulation and implementation of customized strategies for clients on both coasts – across investment management, asset preservation, intergenerational wealth planning, cash flow planning, business succession planning, philanthropy and liability management. In serving successful business owners who anticipate the sale of their company, he works to help entire families shepherd assets around structural planning and other key considerations that come from large liquidity events. He also makes it a point to educate clients and their adult children on overall asset allocation and the value of staying disciplined in managing the responsibilities of sudden wealth.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank in 2017 (formerly U.S. Trust), Chris led the Oregon/SW Washington market at Umpqua Private Bank. As a market leader, he was responsible for private bank offices in Vancouver, Portland and Eugene. While there, he also integrated two advisor team acquisitions and led multiple teams advising high-net-worth families from a comprehensive balance sheet perspective. 
Chris holds a B.S. in management, marketing and political science from the University of Oregon. 

In his spare time, he volunteers with variety of local non-profits. An active hazelnut farmer, Chris also serves on the Nut Growers Society of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. 

He and his wife, Tiffany, have three children and reside in Tigard, Oregon.


  • University of Oregon


  • English

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

Tami M Olsen

Private Client Manager


Jonathan B. Hommer

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Erin Rickards

Senior Trust Officer


Simon O Bean

Portfolio Manager


Amelia E Heath

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Joline Ortiz

Portfolio Manager


Robyn Eileen Brewer

Senior Trust Officer


Tonia J Lindquist

Senior Trust Officer


Derek R Thomsen

Portfolio Manager


Key Contacts

Shannon M Morris

Client & Business Manager I


Caitlin S Hernandez

Private Bank Associate


Stephanie Zapata Bautista

Private Bank Associate


Taylor Farris

Private Bank Associate


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 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.