Mary (Michele) Michele Byington

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Michele Byington is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Winter Park, Florida.  Michele works closely with individuals and families, helping them pursue what is most important to them by taking a more purposeful and structured approach to their financial lives. Deeply committed to the long-term well-being of each client, she strives to deliver a differentiated client experience that testifies to the singularity of each personal and family dynamic.

She integrates the advice and guidance of teammates and specialists, who work in concert to uncover possible efficiencies on both sides of a client’s balance sheet. Michele believes that each client’s wealth framework should be as unique as his or her situation. She incorporates multiple factors within her approach, including a client’s legacy aspirations, personal or professional milestones, family dynamics, and philanthropic interests. In addition to traditional wealth disciplines, such as investment management, trust and estate planning, and banking, Michele is also adept in specialized offerings, including art lending, next-generation stewardship, and liquidity strategies for alternative investment professionals.

Michele has worked in financial services for over three decades.  Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, she was a family office advisor to a multi-generation ultra-high-net-worth family.  Her previous financial institution experience included client advisor roles with Truist, Regions Bank, Colonial Bank, and SunTrust.

Michele holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

Active in her community, Michele has volunteered for several organizations including Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, Taste! Central Florida, and the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.  She is currently serves as a Vestry member at Church of the Incarnation Oviedo, FL and is a board member for Embrace Families and TIME Missions.

CFP Board owns the marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and CFP® (with plaque design) in the U.S.


  • University of Kentucky


  • Bank of America Private Bank

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


Portfolio Manager


Laura O Carras

Senior Trust Officer


Samuel G Eubanks

Portfolio Manager


Craig W Bethel

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Key Contacts

Sean M Stephenson

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.