Nayana Jha

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Nayana Jha is a Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor and Institutional Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nayana brings a bespoke approach to each client, providing a thoughtful approach to clients’ complex financial priorities, challenges and needs. In her advisory practice catering to high-net-worth individuals and families, she works with art collectors, philanthropists, and business owners. In her institutional advisory practice, many of her clientele include arts and cultural organizations, institutions of higher education, as well as community and private foundations.

Prior to joining the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust), Nayana gained a wide-ranging set of skills in investment banking, leveraged finance, treasury management, capital markets, and asset management across 20 years in financial services. She was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan, BNP Paribas and later a Senior Director of Treasury at Time Warner. Her extensive experience in credit and capital markets, as well as investment banking, provides her with a holistic perspective of the economic cycles of the past 25 years.

Complementing her financial acumen, Nayana has deep roots in philanthropy, having led global corporate sponsorships at the Asia Society in New York and having served on the fundraising team at her alma mater, The Blake School, for its historic capital campaign. She earned her undergraduate degree in economics and international relations from Wellesley College.

An accomplished artist, Nayana is currently exploring ways to support local civic life, particularly in community service, arts, and education. She is proud to serve on the Weisman Arts Museum’s Colleagues Advisory Board.

Nayana lives in Minneapolis with her husband.

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