Damon R Couch

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Damon Couch is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank in San Diego.  He brings more than three decades of experience in the financial services industry, primarily working with high-net worth individuals, multi-generational families, entrepreneurs and business owners.  In his role, Damon leads a team of Private Bank professionals who collectively assist clients to identify their life goals and consider customized financial strategies that can help fulfill their goals to span a lifetime and their legacies.  This coordinated approach includes investment management, wealth transfer, trust and estate planning services, philanthropy, general banking, credit and lending opportunities. Damon is able to leverage Bank of America’s enterprise financial solutions capabilities to help deliver ideas and opportunities against the client’s goals. 
Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Damon spent six years at U.S. Bank as an Investment Relationship Manager servicing the wealth management needs of high-net worth individuals and families. His career also includes 20 years with Banc of America Investment Services (later becoming Merrill Lynch) as a Financial Advisor.  Damon started his wealth management career with Security Pacific Bank, where he was a financial advisor.

Damon earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Finance from California State University Fullerton.


  • California State University Fullerton

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

Holly Cannady Tapia

Senior Trust Officer


Eric Baggett

Wealth Strategies Advisor


James (Zack) Z Weismann

Portfolio Manager


Dawne Clark

Portfolio Manager


Ross Harter

Private Client Manager


Michael Valentini

Portfolio Manager


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.