Issa Kamara

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Issa Kamara is a Senior Vice President, Endowment and Foundation Specialist with Bank of America Private Bank. Issa has worked in financial services since 2004 and began his career with Bank of America in the Global Commercial Bank. He held several roles in investment management at the Vanguard Group and before rejoining Bank of America Private Bank. Issa earned his M.B.A. in Finance and Management from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his B.B.A. in Finance from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

Issa works closely with private institutions and families, helping them pursue what is most important to them by taking a more purposeful and structured approach to their philanthropic lives. Deeply committed to the long-term well-being of each client, he strives to deliver a differentiated client experience that testifies to the singularity of each person and organization dynamic.

Issa combines technical insight and acumen with an unwavering commitment to client service. Working in concert with his teammates and specialists, Issa integrates his expertise to discover available efficiencies for each client’s unique situation. As such, he incorporates a multi-faceted approach to include a client’s mission, vision, and values when designing solutions.


  • The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • The University of Texas Permian Basin

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