Kimberly M Bleach

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Kimberly Bleach is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank. In coordination with her Sarasota based team, Kimberly focuses on advancing new client engagements,deepening existing relationships and developing community connections. Utilizing her 18 years of past experience as a Private Client Manager, Regional Credit Advisor and Trust Officer, Kimberly offers a holistic approach to address the unique and often complex estate planning, cash flow & investment, leverage and philanthropic needs of high net worth families. Kimberly and her team provide guidance only after a deep review of each client’s complete financial picture; uncovering and prioritizing immediate, mid-term and long-range legacy goals. Kimberly is consultative in her approach; she underscores the value of listening, and engaging in ongoing dialogues to help capture the changing priorities of the families she serves. Kimberly’s team is well positioned to advise on private business interests, restricted stock, farm & ranch holdings, real estate investments and other asset classes. Kimberly prides herself in transforming the tremendous resources of a global institution into a boutique-like family office experience.

Kimberly serves on the board of the Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council. She is an active member and committee co-chair of Sarasota Yacht Club. Additionally, she serves as an advisory council member for Mote Marine laboratory and aquarium.

Kimberly graduated from Stetson University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Additionally, she is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant and also holds the Certified Trust & Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation, which is sponsored by the ABA Institute of Certified Bankers.

*Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® in the U.S.


  • English


  • Stetson 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

J (Scott) Scott Atkins

Portfolio Manager


Diane M Huntley

Portfolio Manager


Antonino S Rossitto

Portfolio Manager


Maryann L Smith

Senior Trust Officer


Tamara L. Nabergall

Senior Trust Officer


Lisa A Krebs Knepp

Trust Officer


Heather L Clark

Private Client Manager


Carlos A. Rodriguez

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Julie Bressler

Estate Settlement Officer II


Key Contacts

Elizabeth (Liz) M Semmerling


Geraldine (Geri) Fisher

Private Banking Associate II


Jessica J Bryant

Private Banking Associate I


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.