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Jeanette Schneider is a Senior Vice President and Institutional Client Advisor at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Corporation. Jeanette provides tailored financial strategies and guidance to a select group of clients nationwide,applying the acumen and insight she has gained from more than two decades in institutional consulting, wealth management, and banking. Jeanette structures individualized plans for families, foundations and non-profits in areas of trust and wealth transfer, investment management, customized credit, and banking services. Jeanette also has a particular understanding of philanthropy for clients who seek to bring positive impact to the community. As the leader of a client’s US Trust team, Jeanette orchestrates the efforts of dedicated specialists in investment policy, governance, board and staff education, and development. Deeply committed to a client’s success, she prides herself on channeling forward-thinking ideas, from social entrepreneurship to impact investing. Jeanette has worked at Bank of America and its predecessors since 1995. In 2015, she spearheaded the creation of a LEAD for Women mentoring chapter within Bank of America. An author, public speaker, and frequent panelist, Jeanette serves on the local grantmaking committee for Bank of America Charitable Foundation in Nevada, The President’s Advisory Committee for The Smith Center for the Performing Arts and on the boards of Spread The Word Nevada and The Alturas Institute. She is a member of the Hall of Fame of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada and a 2016 Vegas Inc Woman to Watch. She is a contributing writer for BLVDS LV and Thrive Global. In her free time, she leads an advocacy platform that supports the leadership development of women and girls.