K Rone Reed

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Rone Reed is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with the Private Bank. He has more than a decade of experience in wealth management and leads a team of specialized advisors to assist with the unique and complex needs of affluent families.

Prior to joining the Private Bank, Rone was a Principal with Bernstein Global Wealth Management where he advised affluent families and institutions. Following active service Rone worked as Vice President at GE Capital before transitioning to wealth management. Following graduation from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Rone held numerous positions over eight years of increasing responsibility culminating as a Special Forces officer and Detachment Commander within 3rd Special Forces Group. 

Rone takes a broad perspective when assessing client needs and leverages his experience, knowledge and access to teams of specialists to provide comprehensive and customized wealth management strategies.  He serves entrepreneurs, executives, and multi-generational families to match their legacy objectives with the strategy and overall wealth plan. 

Rone has been actively involved in his community.  He has served on the board of several organizations including the Association for Corporate Growth, Boy Scouts of America - Mecklenburg Council, and the Green Beret Foundation.

Our Team

Our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personal experience.

Note: These team members are a shared resource, involved in your wealth management plan as appropriate and are subject to change

Harriet L Johnson

Senior Trust Officer


Michael R Preisano

Portfolio Manager


Timothy (Tim) J Herbst

Divisional Wealth Strategies Executive


Rhondale Haywood

Market Investment Executive


Jennifer S Williams

Senior Trust Officer


Tara L. Butler

Wealth Strategies Advisor


James R. McGrath

Portfolio Manager


Stephanie (Steph) L Wells

Senior Trust Officer


James P Holland

Portfolio Manager


William (Rick) Ricks Batchelor

Private Client Manager


David L Miller

Private Client Manager


Leslie S. Kincheloe

Portfolio Manager


Rodriguez (Rod) P Webb

Private Client Manager


Wendy B Gatlin

Wealth Strategies Advisor


David R Emswiler

Senior Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Megan F Payton

Private Client Manager I


Let's Have A Conversation

We take the time to listen and learn about you and your family before creating strategies that aim to meet your needs, goals and best interests now and in the future


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.