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Christopher M. Hyzy
Managing Director and CIO
Bank of America Corporation

Christopher M. Hyzy is Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer within Bank of America Corporation supporting Bank of America Private Bank and Merrill Wealth Management. In this role, Chris is responsible for determining the investment view for the wealth management businesses, developing and managing the asset allocation strategy, solutions due diligence, investment policies and guidance and, supporting the client-focused investment approach. Within the Private Bank, he is also responsible for the development and execution of investment strategy including overall portfolio management, wealth planning and trading. Previously, he served as the chief investment strategist for U.S. Trust.

Prior to joining U.S. Trust, he was chief investment officer and head of product strategy for the Latin American Market region of The Citigroup Private Bank. He chaired the Global Investment Themes Committee and was a voting member of the Investment Strategy Committee for the Citigroup Private Bank, and active member of the Investment Policy Committee, the Product Strategy Committee, and senior leadership team. Preceding his role at Citigroup, he was the director of Merrill Lynch’s Investment Policy Group and head of the Investment Committee for International Private Clients. Chris also held investment positions including director of the Global Portfolio Strategy group for Private Wealth Advisory and senior international equity strategist for Merrill Lynch’s Private Client and Middle Markets Group.

Chris received his B.A. in business from Villanova University and earned an M.B.A. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He serves on both the Provost Board for Villanova University and the Finance Advisory Council for Villanova School of Business and serves on the Finance and Investment Committee for the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.