Katelin J Kalal

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Katelin Kalal is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Boston, Massachusetts. She serves a loyal and ambitious clientele across New England – delivering the specialized knowledge of her team and the extensive resources of the firm.

Katelin works with ultra-high-net-worth entrepreneurs, owners of private and legacy businesses, and corporate executives – many who share their lessons of success and setbacks with her. Katelin admires these clients and enjoys learning about their family histories, as well as the roads and bumps they’ve taken along the way. Katelin also assists other wealthy women and men whose life transitions – including divorce – require a fresh look at establishing and pursuing meaningful outcomes.

Recognizing the time constraints facing clients, Katelin and her team deliver a proactive, hands-on approach that helps clients prepare for important decisions surrounding liquidity events, succession and intergenerational wealth planning, and philanthropic priorities. She also meets with family members to gather input and educate them on the responsibilities of managing wealth. In striving to cultivat trusted relationships with generations of families, Katelin brings natural empathy – reminding them of her accountability, availability and the intellectual capital and fiduciary culture of Bank of America Private Bank. 

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2014, Katelin spent seven years with BNY Mellon Wealth Management.

Katelin holds a B.B.A. cum laude from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst. Over the years, she has been actively involved with Women for UMass and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (having served on its Marathon Challenge Board and run the Boston Marathon five times). Currently, Katelin co-chairs the Outreach Committee for the Dana-Farber Leadership Council. She resides in Boston.


  • Boston Estate Planning Council
  • Outreach Committee Co-Chair for the Dana-Farber Leadership Council
  • Women for UMass Amherst Steering Committee


  • Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst


  • 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

Melissa G Spangler

Private Client Manager


Gerald Chapski

Portfolio Manager


Ryan J. Papi

Portfolio Manager


Robert Rene Drouin

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Virginia R. Robinson

Senior Trust Officer


Adrienne Cormier

Senior Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Kassandra Makowski

Private Client Manager I


Louise K Alves

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.