Sheilah (Renee) R Johnson

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager

Professional Profile

Renee Johnson is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager for Bank of America Private Bank in Norfolk, Virginia. For more than three decades, she has been working closely with successful individuals and families to help simplify their complex and sophisticated financial lives. She takes great satisfaction in her ability to provide a thoughtful, forward-thinking, and consultative approach to help design wealth management strategies that are in line with clients’ priorities.

In addition to managing the overall book of business, Renee’s main objective is to provide guidance and assist clients with their strategic banking and credit needs and offer day-to-day liquidity management solutions. Acting as a liaison with the appropriate specialists on the team, she helps navigate the bank’s global offerings with respect to investment management, wealth structuring, trust and fiduciary services, and legacy planning.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 1998 as a relationship manager serving the needs of high-net-worth individuals, Renee spent 11 years working for Sovran Bank, Signet Bank, and Crestar Bank. Over the course of her career, she has held roles in private banking, trust and fiduciary administration, retail banking, lending, and management. Renee earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee and her Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.*

Renee and her husband have three children and six grandchildren. An avid sports fan, she particularly enjoys watching football. Her other hobbies center around reading, traveling, and enjoying the outdoors with her grandchildren.

*Renee does not provide legal advice in her role with Bank of America Private Bank.

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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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