Jack Heiss

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Jack Heiss is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank, based in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.  He draws on more than 35 years of financial experience, working closely with clients to help them define and pursue the wealth management goals that are most important to them. Jack and his team focus on ultra-high-net-worth families and individuals, including active and retired business owners.  

As the leader of the Private Bank team, Jack brings together seasoned specialists who are committed to helping clients manage the complexities of their wealth. He sets high professional standards to help the team focus on the client’s unique wealth management goals and then measure progress toward each goal. The team can design and deliver strategies for investment, philanthropy, and pre- and post-liquidity event planning. They also offer trust and estate planning services, as well as customized credit and lending solutions.         

Before joining the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2013, Jack had senior leadership positions at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Banc of America Investments. His previous experience includes roles as Florida regional director at Banc of America Investments and market leader for Global Wealth and Investment Management in Palm Beach and Tampa Bay.  Following the Bank of America acquisition of Merrill, he led Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in central Florida. 

In the community, Jack served on the board of trustees at the Tampa Museum of Art for 12 years and has recently taken a one year break from that Board. In addition, Jack served as chairman of the advisory board at the South Tampa YMCA and is currently an active Board member.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management at Florida State University. At FSU, he was a Varsity Letterman on the FSU Tennis Team and after his eligibility ran out served Assistant Coach for his 5th year. Jack also was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Jack has been married for over 30 years and has three adult children.


  • Florida State University

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

Richard M Gordon

Private Client Manager


Tom A Tagliarini

Portfolio Manager


Carlos A. Rodriguez

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Jarrett M. Greear

Portfolio Manager


Lila L Miller

Senior Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Valerie A Budworth

Private Bank Senior Associate


Candice J Clark

Private Banking Associate II


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.