Jane M S Fortune

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Jane Fortune is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank in Richmond, Virginia. She works closely with ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, helping them to identify their wealth management priorities and create customized strategies for pursuing them. She is committed to making a large bank seem boutique-like by delivering a broad range of financial services with a personal touch. 

As the leader of a client’s Private Bank team, Jane coordinates local resources and national capabilities to provide client-focused guidance on complex wealth issues. She and her team can offer strategies for investment management, pre-liquidity event planning and philanthropy, trust and estate planning services, as well as credit and lending solutions.  

Jane brings three decades of financial experience and insight to client relationships. She has worked at Bank of America for most of her career, holding positions in financial centers, mortgage services, premier banking and wealth management. Jane began her financial services career at Sovran Bank (a Bank of America predecessor) in 1990. Prior to joining the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2019, she spent three years as a private client relationship manager at First Tennessee Bank in Richmond. 

Jane earned a B.S. degree from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. A lifelong resident of the Richmond area, she and her husband have raised three children here.

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

Mark Kemp

Private Client Manager


Basil M Jones

Private Client Manager


Karen Buchanan

Market Trust Executive


Elizabeth R King

Senior Trust Officer


Wesley A Townshend

Senior Trust Officer


Abel B Lewis

Senior Trust Officer


James A Wiltshire

Portfolio Manager


Mark W Shoemaker

Portfolio Manager


Trey Cherry

Portfolio Manager


Key Contacts

Cecelia D. Grimes

Private Bank Senior Associate


Candace Elaine Babb

Private Bank Senior Associate


Heidi Valentino

Private Bank Senior Associate


Michael McGrath

Private Bank 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.