Kevin J. Howard
Chief Wholesale Banking Officer
Howard began his career at Synovus when he joined Columbus Bank and Trust as Vice President in 1993. In 2000, he was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Commercial, Correspondent, and Affiliate Lending. He was named Senior Vice President of Credit for Synovus in 2004. In 2006, he began leading the project of building out Synovus’ Commercial and Industrial Lending Strategy. Howard was named Chief Credit Officer in September 2008, Executive Officer January 2010, and Chief Wholesale Officer in December 2018.
- B.S. Finance, University of Alabama
- Commercial Lending Graduate School, University of Oklahoma
- Board of Directors, Metro Columbus YMCA
Summary of Responsibilities
Howard leads Synovus’ wholesale banking team, which includes corporate banking, middle market banking, commercial real estate lending, asset-based lending, and Synovus’ insurance premium finance business, Global One.