Hanna Badertscher

Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Hanna Badertscher is a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer with Bank of America Private Bank in Chicago, Illinois. Hanna provides tailored advice and guidance to high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, helping them align their fiduciary plans with their long-term intentions and legacy objectives. She offers technical insight grounded in an ability to relate easily to others, helping clients assess their options and discern the practical implications of their chosen trust structures. Benefactors and beneficiaries alike look to her for evenhanded advice and clear communication, factors that enhance her ability to address their distinctive needs.

Deeply experienced in trust design and administration, Hanna is skilled in helping clients customize their fiduciary plans within the context of their overall wealth objectives. She works in concert with her colleagues within the Private Bank, as well as a client’s external tax and legal advisors, to integrate trust design and administration within a client’s overarching wealth framework, resulting in a more cohesive approach to the demands of significant wealth. Clients look to Hanna as a reliable presence in their lives who can help navigate the opportunities at their disposal, mindful of their family dynamics and aspirations.

Prior to joining the Bank of America Private Bank in 2022, Hanna was an Executive Director and Trust Officer with JPMorgan Chase Bank in Chicago, where she served for seven years. Earlier in her career, she clerked in a private law practice in Chicago. She earned her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law and her B.S. in finance and political science from Florida State University.

Hanna lives in Chicago with her husband and their dog, Heidi. Loyal to her alma mater, Hanna serves on the Florida State University Chicago Alumni Board. An outdoor enthusiast, she loves to camp, hike, and try her hand at adventure sports. She has also participated on the running team for Imerman Angels, which provides support to cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers.

In her role at Bank of America Private Bank, Hanna does not provide tax or legal advice.

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