A (Eric) Eric Kauders

Managing Director, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Eric Kauders is a Managing Director and Market Trust Executive for the Bank of America Private Bank, where he is responsible for leading a broad team of professionals to deliver fiduciary advice and services and wealth structuring guidance to high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals and their families.

Mr. Kauders joined Bank of America in 2000 as Assistant General Counsel, where he was responsible for providing fiduciary and risk management legal guidance to Bank of America’s Private Bank across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the franchise. In December 2005, he became a Trust Team Leader for the Virginia Market, and was promoted to Market Trust Executive for Virginia in 2008. He has held his current position since 2009.

Before joining the company, Mr. Kauders was an attorney with McGuireWoods, a law firm with offices worldwide, where his practice focused on representing banks and trust companies, as well as various closely-held business entities facing commercial disputes.

Mr. Kauders graduated with High Honors from the College of William and Mary, where he majored in both Public Policy and Government. After graduating, he served as a Governor’s Fellow in the Cabinet of Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder. He then earned a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the Virginia Law Review.

Mr. Kauders is member of the board of directors of the Virginia Council on Economic Education, volunteers with a number of other non-profit organizations, and serves on the boards of a number of charitable foundations, including The Windsor Foundation, The Jeffress Memorial Foundation, The Gwathmey Memorial Trust, and The Loughran Foundation. He is also a member of St. James’s Episcopal Church.

Note: Mr. Kauders does not provide legal advice in his role at Bank of America Private Bank

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