Tiffany Lynne Barbara

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Tiffany Barbara is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in El Segundo, California. With more than three decades of experience in financial services, she is dedicated to catering to the sophisticated wealth management needs of multiple generations of high-net-worth families, their businesses, and family offices.

To aid her in addressing their unique priorities, she is backed by a dedicated team of specialists and the extensive resources at Bank of America. Together, they help provide strategic guidance to help business owners grow and enhance their businesses and create a legacy for the future. Working with business bankers and their other professional advisors, Tiffany can help create innovative strategies with respect to investment management, expansion financing, banking services, liquidity management, risk management, trust and estate planning strategies, and business structuring.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2016, Tiffany was a senior director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management where she worked with a select group of high-net-worth clients and oversaw a 19-member wealth management team in Los Angeles. Previously, she was a principal and senior client account manager at Bessemer Trust, vice president at Goldman Sachs Private Client Services Group, and vice president at J.P. Morgan Private Client Group.

Tiffany earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology/business economics from UCLA and an M.B.A in finance from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. She also holds the Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) designation, which is sponsored by the ABA Institute of Certified Bankers. 

Tiffany is a current board member of the Museum of Latin American Art, Leadership Manhattan Beach and MBX Foundation Football Boosters.  She is also a member of the Bank of America South Bay/Long Beach Regional Council, South Bay Estate Planning Council and the Los Angeles Exit Planning Institute. She is also actively involved in a variety of civic and charitable organizations throughout her native Southern California. Tiffany resides in Manhattan Beach with her three children. She enjoys extensive travel and long bike rides along the beach.


  • Bank of America South Bay/Long Beach Council
  • Exit Planning Institute of Los Angeles
  • Leadership Manhattan Beach
  • MBX Foundation Football Boosters
  • Museum of Latin American Art
  • South Bay Estate Planning Council


  • UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • University of California, Los Angeles


  • 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

Lisa M Wells

Market Trust Executive


Amy Jean Williams

Private Client Manager


Denise Ferrari

Portfolio Manager


James B Rea

Portfolio Manager


Kalyani R. Chirra

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Zachary J Cain

Portfolio Manager


Randal Chin

Portfolio Manager


Stephen Ross

Portfolio Manager


Rosemary L Ringwald

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Yvonne L Phillips

Senior Trust Officer


Michael H Tagami

Portfolio Manager


Key Contacts

Marsha Hooker

Private Bank Senior Associate


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.