J (Scott) Scott Atkins

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Scott Atkins is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for Bank of America Private Bank in Southwest Florida. As Portfolio Manager, Scott works with a team of investment professionals that are dedicated to the management and delivery of investment strategies that help to meet the unique needs of the Private Bank’s clientele.

Scott graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1991. Shortly after receiving his degree, he began his investment management career with the firm of A.G. Edwards & Sons. After eight years in the brokerage industry, Scott became an institutional portfolio manager for First Tennessee Bank, where he co-managed the firms trust assets. He continues serving in the same capacity today at Bank of America Private Bank, focused on managing a select group of the firm’s individual high-net-worth clients.

Outside of his professional responsibilities, Scott currently serves on the board of Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County. He has been an active volunteer in the community since moving to Sarasota in 2002.

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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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