Nicole M Hughes

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager

Professional Profile

Nicole Hughes is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in Austin, Texas. Supported by the global enterprise, she leads a team of talented advisors and specialists who work on behalf of successful business owners and entrepreneurs, and generations of families with significant wealth.

In addition to a deep focus on wealth planning, succession planning and exit planning, Nicole and her team provide customized credit and banking solutions (including residential and commercial lending, and aircraft financing), investment management, trust and estate planning services, family office services and philanthropic solutions. Nicole feels fulfilled serving fascinating people and delivering the knowledge and know-how that can bring joy to their lives.

Nicole’s path to the Private Bank began at a young age. The daughter of an accountant, she became fascinated with facts, figures and analytics. After graduating from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management and a concentration in small business and entrepreneurship, she joined Bank of America in 2008 and managed Austin-area bank branches. Three years later, she accepted business banking roles including that of relationship manager for Central Texas. Nicole joined the Private Bank in 2021.

A native of Katy, Texas, she and her husband, Ted, have a young daughter who loves accompanying them on local fishing excursions and watching them cook the day’s catch.

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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.

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.