Douglas Christensen

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Douglas E. Christensen is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Salt Lake City, Utah. He focuses on helping high-net-worth individuals and families manage the complexities that can accompany significant wealth. 

Doug works closely with entrepreneurs, business owners, corporate executives and wealthy families, with many relationships spanning multiple generations. Doug leads a team of seasoned specialists with expertise in investment management, asset preservation, tax minimization strategies, trust and estate planning services, credit and lending, and philanthropic solutions. As clients look toward significant life events, Doug leads his team in the development and execution of tailored wealth management strategies to address the goals and objectives of clients.

Since launching his financial services career in 1990, Doug has addressed the sophisticated financial needs of wealthy individuals and families. Before joining the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2019, Doug served as the market leader and regional manager of investments and fiduciary services for Wells Fargo Private Bank. Prior to managing private bank teams, he was a portfolio manager with Wells Fargo and Northern Trust Bank. 

Doug earned a bachelor’s degree and M.B.A. from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Business. Active in the community, Doug has served on the board of Three Square food bank and the Las Vegas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He enjoys sports and spending time with his wife, Kristine, and their five children.


  • Brigham Young University


  • 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

Justin Sachs Colatosti

Portfolio Manager


Cherlon Burton

Senior Trust Officer


Brett A Paxman

Private Client Manager


Amelia E Heath

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Key Contacts

Brett A Paxman

Private Client Manager II


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.