Kimberlee (Kim) A Wilkerson

Managing Director, PWM Market Executive

Professional Profile

South Carolina State President

In her role as South Carolina State President for Bank of America, Kim Wilkerson serves as the bank’s enterprise leader and provides business, civic and philanthropic leadership across the state.  In her role as Columbia Market President, she works to deliver the resources and expertise of the entire company to our customers and clients, while growing revenue in the Columbia market, and representing Bank of America in the community.  Wilkerson also serves as South Carolina Market Executive for the Bank of America Private Bank.  In this role, she leads the overall effort to serve the wealth management needs of high net worth individuals and families in South Carolina.

Wilkerson joined Bank of America’s predecessor bank, Bankers Trust, in 1980.  She has held positions in the Credit Department, Small Business Lending, the Commercial Bank and Local Market Delivery.  Prior to assuming her current responsibilities, Wilkerson was the National Sales Performance executive for Business Banking, responsible for sales performance enablement, marketing initiatives and client satisfaction across the company for Business Banking.   

Wilkerson graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management.  She received her Six Sigma Sales Greenbelt designation in December 2003 and is a FINRA Registered Principal with Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 securities registrations.

Active in civic affairs, Wilkerson is the first female successor member of the Clemson University Board of Trustees.  She is currently chair-elect for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Palmetto Business Forum.  Wilkerson has previously served as chair for the Columbia Chamber of Commerce and as President of the Sistercare, Inc. Board where she was honored for her outstanding service to Sistercare, Inc. and the domestic violence program.  Throughout her career, Wilkerson has served on numerous boards including the ScienceSouth Strategic Advisory Board, the Clemson University Foundation Board, the Clemson University Board of Visitors, the South Carolina Bankers Association, and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina.  She has also served as board treasurer of the Central South Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross.  

She has received the Leader of Distinction Award by Leadership South Carolina, the Distinguished Service Award by the Clemson Alumni Association, a Distinguished Alumna by the College of Business & Behavioral Science of Clemson University, and as a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts.  She is married to Avery Wilkerson and they have two grown sons and three grandchildren.

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