Charles H Ewald

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Hill Ewald is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank. Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, he works closely with high-net worth-individuals and families to support their many needs in the areas of wealth planning and preservation, asset management, trust and estate planning as well as customized credit and banking.

Hill and a team of seasoned specialists seek to understand what is important for clients and help them manage the various complexities of wealth. He sets professional standards to help the team focus on assisting clients to pursue their unique goals and measure progress toward each specific goal.

He joined Bank of America Private Bank (previously U.S. Trust) in 2010. Prior to that, Hill served as Executive Chairman of VNBTrust, a subsidiary of Virginia National Bank, where he helped to create and develop a Trust subsidiary with responsibility of over $400 million in trust and custody. Before VNBTrust he held leadership roles with JP Morgan’s Commercial and Private Banking areas, Sovran Bank, NationsBank, and Bank of America Premier Banking.



  • University of Virginia

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

Stephanie G Lyman

Private Client Advisor


David R Bealmear

Portfolio Manager


Lawrence T Malecky

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Basil M Jones

Private Client Manager


Karen Buchanan

Market Trust Executive


Mark Kemp

Private Client Manager


Key Contacts

Cecelia D. Grimes

Private Bank Senior Associate


Candace Elaine Babb

Private Bank Senior Associate


Heidi Valentino

Private Bank Senior Associate


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.