Kristie L Barnett

Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile


Kristie L. Barnett is a Senior Trust Officer with Bank of America Private Bank in Houston, TX. She joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2016 and has over 23 years of experience in the trust industry, having worked with individuals, families, institutions, and charitable foundations. She assists high net worth clients in fulfilling their financial and estate planning goals via investment management, trust, retirement, and charitable accounts.

Kristie is a summa cum laude graduate of Bethany College, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. She also received her MBA from Wheeling Jesuit University, completed Cannon Financial Institute Trust School with honors, and holds the CTFA (Certified Trust and Financial Advisor) designation. She is a member of the Houston Estate and Financial Forum, the Houston Business and Estate Planning Council, and is a Director Emeritus of the Alumni Council of Bethany College.

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