Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Cynthia Widner Wall is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Atlanta, Georgia. Cynthia works closely with high-net-worth individuals and multi-generational families, helping them manage their wealth in a thoughtful and strategic way.

She brings the one-on-one attention of a focused relationship with her understanding that decisions clients make about their wealth have both emotional and logical components. Her approach is a personal commitment when leading clients in conversations to find clarity for what they need to be confident in their financial journey. Cynthia centers her work on what is most important to the client and delivers strategies that are relatable and concise to the client’s personal, family or professional circumstances.

A veteran leader, she coordinates across the Bank of America enterprise a team of locally-based specialists highly skilled in creating customized plans, including building financial models, and identifying innovative strategies for investment management, wealth transfer, lending and philanthropy for all clients and individuals facing unique life circumstances.  She and her team understand issues of succession and exit planning for owners of privately-held companies.

Prior to joining the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust), Cynthia consulted with several non-profits on fund-raising and strategic planning. She has been in financial services for over 30 years, having served as a wealth director and advisor with PNC, BB&T and Wachovia. Cynthia also has experience on the retail side of banking and investment management.

Her focus in the non-profit community gains her a deeper understanding about the needs people have. She is committed to the Alzheimer’s Association as the Georgia State Board Chairperson and works tirelessly on issues of care, support and research for those living with Alzheimer’s.

Cynthia is honored to currently serve on the Boards of Trustees for Alliance Theatre (Woodruff Art Center), and Fernbank Museum of Natural History. She has been a board member for Shepherd Center, and Meals on Wheels Atlanta. She has successfully lead annual fundraising efforts for each organization, as well as The Atlanta Opera and The National Black Arts Foundation (NBAF). She is also a current member of Kettering Executive Leadership.

Cynthia resides in Buckhead with her spouse, James, and is strongly committed to her family and community.

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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.

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.