Augustus (Gus) Bowdoin Spaulding

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Gus Spaulding is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management.  He is responsible for developing and managing relationships with high net worth and ultra-high net worth families and institutions, addressing their planning, banking, fiduciary, business, charitable, and investment needs.  Gus leads a team with an overall mission to help each family build a plan that aligns with the family's personal values and goals.

Prior to joining U.S. Trust in 2016, Gus was a banker with J.P. Morgan Private Bank in New York City and then in Denver.  Prior to J.P. Morgan, he held a position at another financial institution in Boston.  Gus received his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, with a major in Economics and a minor in Sociology.  While at Bowdoin, Gus was a member of the football team and recipient of the Frederick G.P. Thorne Award for Outstanding Leadership.

Gus is a member of the Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain - JA Engage organization, an alumnus of the Denver Active 20-30 Children's Foundation, and a member of the Young Professionals in Energy (Denver and Bismarck chapters).  Gus and his wife are active with ACE Scholarships, and also remain involved with the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.  His interests include spending time with his family, hiking, skiing, golf, and sports of all kind.  Gus lives in Denver with his wife, Dana, and dog, Tedy.

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

Frederick A. Fischer

Private Client Manager


John Karns

Portfolio Manager


Kimberly Skeie Eilber

Senior Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Michael Sanney


Kacey O'Connor


Let's Have A Conversation

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.