Michelle A Couture

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager

Professional Profile

Michelle Couture is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in Providence, Rhode Island. She is the primary contact for ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, assisting them with wealth planning, strategic banking, liquidity and credit needs and investment management. Michelle is committed to leveraging her knowledge of the global resources of Bank of America Private Bank, while offering clients an experience that feels boutique in nature.

Michelle is the one person any family member can call when they need assistance with their evolving financial lives. She takes ownership and strives to treat every client need with the utmost urgency. Persistent and determined, Michelle can consult with specialists at the highest levels of the Bank to assist clients with their most challenging goals. When working with her team in areas such as estate planning, tax-minimization strategies, customized trusts and concentrated stock, she is an advocate for clients, helping them thoroughly understand client goals, preferences and deliverables. She can assist younger members of multi-generational families with tailored analysis, strategies and guidance to help them with home and educational financing needs, setting up retirement accounts, as well as other investment or credit needs.

Her career at Bank of America spans three decades. Before transitioning into private wealth management in 1999, Michelle worked with Merrill clients, including business owners and executives, on their banking needs. Michelle has been devoted to community service throughout her career. She has been a volunteer and board member with Young Voices and currently serves on the board of City Year in Providence. An early member and Vice President of the board for the Boston Coastal Women’s Exchange of Merrill, Michelle led women’s development efforts, philanthropic support, and community volunteer events. Through the Friends Way organization, Michelle has assisted children dealing with grief and loss, and continues her support for their mission through Bank of America’s sponsorship of their annual picnic.

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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.

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