Eric S. Johnson
Eric S. Johnson is a Client Strategist at Signature. Eric focuses on client strategy, investment management, family and estate planning, and philanthropic strategies. Prior to joining Signature, Eric was a Managing Director at U. S. Trust, where he headed the Charlottesville wealth management office. Additionally, Eric served as Market President for Bank of America in Charlottesville, where he coordinated the cross-functional efforts of seven lines of business.
Eric’s career in investment and wealth management has spanned more than 36 years. Prior to joining Bank of America, Eric was a Senior Vice President and branch manager for Smith Barney, where he established the Charlottesville and Roanoke, Virginia offices. His duties included the recruiting and retention of financial consultants, P&L responsibilities for two offices, and individual client management. He also held similar positions as a producing branch manager for Wheat First Butcher Singer and Scott & Stringfellow, Inc.
Eric currently serves on the Governing Board of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation and Chair of the Grant Portfolio Committee. Previously, Eric served on the Executive Committee of the United Way – Thomas Jefferson Area.
Eric earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Emory & Henry College. He was named to the Emory & Henry College board of trustees in 2012 and serves on the executive committee.
Married with two children, Eric enjoys numerous outdoor activities, including sailing and travel, as well as civic, community and cultural endeavors.