Alesia Coffman Turner

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Alesia Coffman Turner is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, in Dallas. Alesia works with families and individuals to design and implement tailored financial strategies ranging from the simple investment plan to the more complex financial balance sheet.  Working with the resources and depth of Bank of America, she offers lending solutions and investment options to help meet the high demands of her clients.  

Alesia is passionate about advising women before, during, and after the unfortunate circumstance of divorce. Having earned the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® designation, she helps guide women through the stressful and complex process of making critical decisions and rebuilding a financial future for themselves. Caring and client-focused, she offers straightforward guidance with an emphasis on client education and involvement.

In addition to helping individuals and families, she has extensive experience in helping foundations, endowments, nonprofit agencies, and charitable organizations engage more effectively with their mission and values. Working in concert with a team of U.S. Trust® specialists, she offers investment selection and investment policy advice, specialty asset management, board governance, spending policy advisory, donor development, and board education.

Prior to joining U.S. Trust, Alesia spent fifteen years advising institutional and high-net-worth clients. She served individuals and institutions at True North Advisors in Dallas. Previously, she spent six years with Invesco Real Estate, where she served as a Director and Product Manager for global real estate securities. Her career also includes tenures with Westwood Holdings Group and John McStay Investment Counsel, also in Dallas. She earned her undergraduate degree in Business Management & Finance from Saint Leo University in Tampa, Florida.

A passionate proponent of women’s and girls’ organizations, Alesia volunteers with Junior League Dallas, Genesis Women’s Shelter and Dallas Women’s Foundation. She is also a member of The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) and area executive board member with the American Cancer Society.

*Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and CDFA® are trademarks of The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts™.

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

Fowler H. Hatley

Portfolio Manager


Amanda T Cecil

Private Client Manager


William (Todd) Todd Westerburg, CFA,CAIA,CIMA,CPWA

Portfolio Manager


Jennifer Leigh Chandler

PWM Market Exec


April Kelly

Senior Trust Officer

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Wendy W Messmann

Market Investment Executive

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Leon F Andrus

Portfolio Manager

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Denise A. Long

Portfolio Manager

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Lori B Senter

Portfolio Manager


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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


You don’t define your wealth by numbers alone, but also by the opportunities it provides. For more than 200 years, U.S. Trust has helped clients navigate the complex challenges of managing significant wealth. We draw on U.S. Trust’s personalized approach and private banking services, as well as the resources of Bank of America Corporation, 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 U.S. Trust, 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.