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 Member of the President's Leadership Council of The Asia Foundation 


Managing Director, Abbot Downing



Vishal Wadhwa is a Managing Director at Abbot Downing, serving ultra-high-net-worth multigenerational families, family offices, foundations, and endowments in the San Francisco area. Vishal has spent over 25 years providing clients with a broad array of wealth management offerings, including private investment management, trust and estate planning, insurance and foundations, and endowments. Most recently, he was a Managing Director at U.S. Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management in New York City.

Vishal earned a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and master’s degree in Management from Delhi University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Long Island University. He completed the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Executive Education Leadership program in Finance and Wealth Management. Vishal is a member of the Investment Committee of The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. He co-authored a chapter for a textbook on “Private Banking and Wealth Management” for Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Vishal resides with his wife and son in San Francisco.