Janet L Ryan

Managing Director, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Janet Ryan is a Managing Director and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Dallas, Texas. Janet works closely with high-net-worth individuals, multi-generational families, and nonprofit institutions, helping them deploy their wealth thoughtfully and purposefully. She has particular depth catering to the needs of entrepreneurs and professional athletes, mindful of each client’s distinctive objectives, time horizons, values, and intentions. Janet is also skilled in supporting endowments and foundations in their efforts to deepen donor engagement, enhance organizational capacity, and fulfill their mission.

A veteran team leader, Janet looks to provide a seamless client experience founded on personalization, diligence, and collaboration. She works in concert with a team of Private Banking specialists in investment management, trust and estate planning services, wealth strategy, banking, and philanthropy. Together, they assess both sides of a client’s balance sheet to uncover possible efficiencies, advancing a cohesive approach to the opportunities and challenges that significant wealth can entail.

Janet joined Bank of America in 1997. Previously, she worked for nine years with a regional bank in Little Rock, Arkansas, as a Vice President and Commercial Lender. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where she majored in accounting. Prior to joining Bank of America, she passed the CPA exam.*

Janet is the former chairman of the Visiting Nurse Association of Texas and now sits on its foundation board. She is a member of the Dean’s Executive Advisory Board for the Sam Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas, and a member of the Dallas Chapter of the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity Alumni Association.

Janet and her husband reside in Dallas.

*In her role at Bank of America Private Bank, Janet does not provide tax advice.


  • Sam Walton School of Business Executive Advisory Board
  • VNA of Texas Foundation Board Member


  • University of Arkansas


  • English

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

Kurt L Mathison

Private Client Manager


Alice J Rahlfs

Senior Trust Officer


Luis Lemus

Portfolio Manager


Key Contacts

Tina L Howard

Private Bank Senior Associate


Shelby L Kirksey

Private Bank Senior Associate Lead


Toshi Hayashi

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.