Kevin J. Howard
Chief Credit Officer
Howard began his career with 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 real estate, correspondent and affiliate lending. He was named Senior Vice President and Credit Manager for Synovus in 2004. In 2006, he took on the beginning stages of building out Synovus’ Commercial and Industrial Strategy. Howard was named Chief Credit Officer in September 2008 and named an Executive Officer of Synovus in January, 2010.
B.S., Finance, University of Alabama, 1986
Commercial Lending Graduate School, University of Oklahoma, 1992
- Board of Directors, Metro Columbus YMCA
Summary of Responsibilities:
Howard’s responsibilities include overseeing the asset quality of the company’s loan portfolio, which includes underwriting, credit training, special assets, communication with analysts and rating agencies, loan administration and loan policies.