Karen Buchanan

Senior Vice President, Market Trust Executive

Professional Profile

Karen Buchanan is a Senior Vice President and Market Trust Executive for the Bank of America Private Bank in Richmond, Virginia.  Her responsibilities include leading a team of trust professionals delivering comprehensive wealth planning and fiduciary advice to high-net-worth clients and their families.  She works closely with a team of experienced professionals to offer financial planning, trust and estate services, investment management, insurance, banking and customized credit solutions.

Karen joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U. S. Trust) in 2008 and has over 30 years of experience in personal and charitable trust administration.  Karen received her Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in finance from Old Dominion University.

She is also a graduate of the American Bankers Association National Trust School and National Graduate Trust School.  Additionally, Karen holds the Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) designation which is sponsored by the ABA Institute of Certified Bankers.

Karen is a member of the Richmond Trust Administrators Council.

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