Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Karen Dulaney is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Cleveland, Ohio. Karen provides sustained leadership, guidance, and advice to an accomplished clientele, helping them deploy their wealth more thoughtfully and strategically. She offers a perceptive understanding of the priorities of wealthy individuals and families, advancing their objectives through deft coordination and reliable outreach.

Clients look to Karen for a sophisticated caliber of strategy and advice—one that appreciates the nuances of their situations. An attentive listener, Karen believes strongly in the value of open dialogue, discerning each client’s interests and then helping clients prioritize those intentions. She leads a locally based team of specialists who work in concert to propel steady momentum toward client goals. Karen also spearheads clear communication with a client’s external tax and legal advisors, as appropriate. She grounds her work in integrity and an intense commitment to the well-being of each person or family.

Karen has more than three decades of experience in wealth management and banking for wealthy clients. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, she spent more than four years with Truist Wealth in Cleveland, where she was a Senior Wealth Advisor. Earlier in her career, she worked for 26 years with Key Bank, most recently as a Family Wealth Relationship Manager within the Private Bank. Her professional experience also includes five years as a Banker with J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Cleveland. She earned her B.B.A. in Business Administration from Kent State University.

Committed to her community, Karen is a member of the Summa Foundation's Circle of Women's Health Philanthropists, the Charles Deering Legacy Advisory Leadership Council for Summa Health, and has been an active volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

Karen resides in Medina with her two adult children, a daughter and a son. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and being outdoors with her much-loved Vizsla, Rylee. Her hobbies include gardening, wine tasting, and working out.


  • Kent 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

David A. Bailey

Market Investment Executive


Michael Field

Portfolio Manager


Theresa Hannah

Senior Trust Officer


Carlos M Alarcon

Divisional Wealth Strategies Executive


Frederick Heinen Hoops

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Brian Lewis

Private Client Manager


Key Contacts


Private Bank Senior 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.