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Melissa Stout

Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Melissa Stout is a Senior Trust Officer at Bank of America Private Bank in Dallas, TX.  Melissa began her career at Bank of America in 2018. She works closely with a portfolio manager depending the clients’ needs and preferences.  Her main objectives are to listen to clients, help identify their primary goals and needs, provide guidance and advice, and coordinate both local resources and national capabilities to help pursue clients’ goals.  Melissa’s focus is on the administration of clients’ trusts and carrying out the provisions in the governing documents.

Melissa has worked in the financial services industry since 2013.  Prior to joining Bank of America, she served as a Senior Trust Officer at Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. helping give her experience and insight into the wealth management needs of individuals and families. 

Melissa Stout is a Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) certificant awarded by the American Bankers Association.

Melissa Stout obtained a Juris Doctor* from Florida Coastal School of Law and a Bachelor of Science from Coastal Carolina University.

*In her current role, Melissa does not provide legal advice.

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