Madeleine (Sloan) Sloan Crawford Allen

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Sloan Allen is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Nashville, Tennessee. She offers strategic guidance to a select group of high-net-worth clients, including family offices, and multiple generations of her clients extended families, all who lead complex and sophisticated lives. She also provides insightful analysis to help foundations, institutions, and business owners address their needs and pursue their goals and missions. 

With a deep background in custom credit and lending solutions, Sloan and her partner, Heather Barbour, can help clients with their short-term liquidity needs and long-term financial goals. Long before she formulates any specific strategies, Sloan spends a considerable amount of time asking questions to help uncover and address potential gaps in clients’ wealth management strategies. Her thoughtful approach is brought to life by surrounding clients with a team of specialists who can navigate the bank’s global offerings and help design and implement tailored financial strategies that align with their distinctive priorities.

Sloan began her career in financial services in 2010 with Bank of America’s corporate finance division in Charlotte, where she was responsible for corporate banking and global transaction services. In 2013, she relocated to Nashville to assume a role with Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Commercial Bank, working with companies with $50 million to $2 billion in revenue. Sloan joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2016. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 registrations.

Passionate about giving back to her local community, Sloan currently serves on the PULSE board for the America Heart Association where she served as chair from 2018-2019. She is active with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee and was a past board member of Nashville Social Enterprise Alliance. A graduate of the Nashville Young Leaders Council, Sloan is also involved with Bank of America’s LEAD for Women and Power of 10 mentorship program.


  • American Heart Association
  • Bank of America LEAD for Women
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
  • Friends of Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital
  • Nashville Social Enterprise Alliance
  • SheEO Activator - SheEO is a global initiative radically transforming how we fund, support and celebrate women-led ventures that are working in the World's To Do List (UN Sustainable Development Goals).
  • Private Bank Diversity and Inclusion Council - Women and Leadership Committee
  • The Table - Nashville


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • English

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

Heather R Barbour

Private Client Advisor


Emily V Bratton

Private Client Manager


Megan Davis

Senior Trust Officer


William Hirschman

Portfolio Manager


Royal H. Fowler

Portfolio Manager


Kristine (Kris) Lier

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Key Contacts

Christy M Heinbockel

Private Banking Associate II


Carla Rios

Private Banking Associate II


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.