Shelton (Skip) Heaver

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Skip Heaver is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in Chicago, Illinois. Skip works closely with clients to determine their investment objectives, risk profiles, preferences, and timelines, developing tailored portfolios that reflect their unique needs. Consultative, he spends significant time with clients, helping them optimize the ongoing management of their investments relative to changing market conditions and their personal and professional priorities. He brings a seasoned perspective to periods of market volatility, providing clients with the information they need to make balanced and informed decisions. 
Skip is adept at developing custom investment strategies that are aligned to each client’s values, interests, and circumstances.  He offers in-depth knowledge of multiple assets, including individual stocks and bonds, index funds, and private offerings, such as those in hedge funds, private equity, and real estate. Skip works in concert with other members of a client’s Private Banking team, contributing to the efficiency and cohesiveness of their unified approach.
Skip joined Bank of America Private Bank in 2019. Prior to then, he was the Executive Director of Cozad Asset Management in Chicago, where he served as Portfolio Manager for more than four years. In this capacity, he was responsible for investment research and portfolio design for the firm’s high-net-worth clientele. Previously, he was a Portfolio Manager with BMO Private Bank, also in Chicago, where he worked for six years. He began his wealth management career in 2005.
Skip earned his M.B.A. from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a CFA® charter holder and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.
Skip resides in Chicago.

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