Lea Ann Drew

Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Lea Ann Collins is a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer at Bank of America Private Bank*, in St. Petersburg, Florida.   Her focus is on the administration of clients’ trusts and carrying out provisions contained in trust documents.  Lea is the main point of contact for clients and their beneficiaries when it comes to matters of trust administration and will engage other Bank of America Private Bank specialists to assist, as appropriate.   At Bank of America Private Bank, we recognize each trust and each beneficiary is unique, and we provide highly personalized service to help carry out your estate plans.

Lea joined Bank of America Private Bank in 2011.  She has accumulated over 32 years in the field of private wealth management and fiduciary trust and estate administration. 

Lea is a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer and has accumulated over 30 years of experience serving clients in the field of private wealth management and fiduciary trust and estate administration.   She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida, is a graduate of the Cannon Financial Institute Trust School and National Graduate Trust School.  She holds the Financial Planning Certificate from Kaplan University, the Certified Trust & Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) designation, and the Accredited Estate Planner (AEP®) designation. 

Lea served as President of the Pinellas County Estate Planning Council in 2018, has served two terms as a committee member for the Florida Bar Sixth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, and an active member of the Professional Partners Council for Empath Health/Suncoast Hospice Foundation.  She is  involved in various charitable organizations throughout Tampa Bay.

Lea does not provide legal advice in her role at Bank of America Private Bank.


*Formerly U.S. Trust

*Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) certification is issued by the ABA Institute of Certified Bankers.

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