Emily Dreas
Managing Director and Market Executive
Bank of America Private Bank

Emily Dreas is a Managing Director and Market Executive for Bank of America Private Bank, responsible for the Southern  Connecticut market. She leads a client relationship team that delivers investment, credit and banking services, wealth structuring  as well as individual and institutional philanthropic services. She is also responsible for providing local clients with access to the investing insights of Merrill. 

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) Dreas served as the Head of Client Development at Fiduciary Trust Company International, where she led a team of wealth directors focused on complex trust and investment planning. She was also responsible for strategic growth priorities including Next Gen and family offices. Additionally, Dreas served on both the operating and management committees. 

Previously, Emily led the Private Bank for Wells Fargo Connecticut, managing a group of investment, trust, brokerage and credit leaders, and their subsequent teams across the Connecticut footprint from Greenwich to Hartford. She also held positions as Regional Investment Manager and Investment Strategy Specialist for the Northeast. 

Dreas also served in London as an Investment Director with Citigroup Asset Management, representing investments to its Private Bank clients in Southern Europe.  

Dreas received a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University. She currently supports a number of philanthropic  endeavors in the Fairfield County area, where she serves on the board of Sound Waters. She lives in Rowayton with her husband  and three children.