Katy Knox is president of The Private Bank and a member of Bank of America’s executive management team. As the head of the Private Bank, Knox leads more than 4,000 professionals who provide tailored investment management, wealth strategy and fiduciary services to ultra high net worth individuals, families and institutions. She oversees the delivery of integrated capabilities in trust, banking, lending and philanthropy, fostering a client experience that is distinctive in its breadth and customization.
Knox has more than 25 years of leadership experience in financial services. Most recently, she served as the head of Business Banking at Bank of America. Previously, she led Bank of America’s nationwide retail banking and distribution business, responsible for the financial centers, ATM network and digital banking platform. Previously, Knox held leadership roles overseeing business strategy, commercial banking, global treasury management and wealth management.
Committed to equality of opportunity, inclusiveness, and engagement, Knox is a leader of Bank of America’s diversity networks and has served as vice chair of Bank of America’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council. She was recognized as one of the Top 100 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders by Diverse MBA magazine. Knox is also active in Bank of America’s Global Ambassador Program, which provides mentoring to women leaders worldwide, fostering economic empowerment, effective advocacy, more equitable opportunity, and measurable enhancements for women and their communities.
Knox earned her undergraduate degree in business administration from Elmira College and her MBA from Boston College.
Knox is active in several charitable and civic organizations in Charlotte, New York City and Boston. She serves on the board of trustees of the JFK Library Foundation.