Christine L Courtnage

Managing Director, Wealth Strategies Advisor

Professional Profile

Christine L. Courtnage is a Managing Director and Wealth Strategies Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank. In this role, she provides wealth management guidance and helps clients pursue their individual goals in financial and estate planning, insurance, risk management, wealth transfer, inter-generational planning and philanthropy.  Chris coordinates with the client’s team of advisors and conducts periodic reviews to help clients monitor progress.

Prior to joining the Private Bank, she was a Certified Public Accountant for the clients of large accounting firms as well as a private trust company.  Areas of professional concentration include retirement planning, wealth transfer tax planning, trust and estate planning, planning for the transfer of control and ownership of closely held businesses and charitable tax planning. 

Chris earned her B.S. degree in Journalism and Marketing Research from Southern Illinois University and her M.S. in Accountancy from the University of Houston. In addition, she is a CPA/PFSTM credential holder meaning that she is Certified Public Accountant, with the Personal Financial Specialist (PFSTM) designation. She also is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional and holds the Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor℠ designation. 


Chris does not provide tax advice in her role at Bank of America Private Bank.


Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S.

Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor℠ and ADPA® are registered service marks of the College of Financial Planning.

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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.

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