Issa Kamara

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Issa Kamara is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Houston, Texas. Issa has worked in financial services since 2004, beginning his career with Bank of America with the Global Commercial Bank. He held several roles in investment management at the Vanguard Group and returned to banking at Texas Capital Bank before rejoining Bank of America Private Bank. Issa earned an MBA in finance and management from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BBA in finance from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

Issa works closely with individuals and families, helping them pursue what is most important to them by taking a more purposeful and structured approach to their financial 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 family dynamic.

In addition to traditional wealth disciplines, such as investment management, trust, estate planning, and banking, Issa is adept in specialized offerings, including art lending, next-generation stewardship, and liquidity strategies for alternative investment professionals.

Issa combines technical insight and acumen with an unwavering commitment to client service. Working in concert with his teammates and specialists, Issa integrates his experience to discover available efficiencies on both sides of his client’s balance sheet. Issa believes that each client’s wealth framework is as unique as their individual situation. As such, he incorporates a multi-factor approach, including a client’s legacy aspirations, personal or professional milestones, family dynamics, and philanthropic interests.


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

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