David Howard

David Howard, CFA

Portfolio Strategies Group

Senior Vice President

David brings a wealth of experience across varied sectors of the industry to his role with FHN Financial. As part of the Portfolio Strategies team, David provides analysis and strategies to fixed income portfolio managers. Customers rely on his broad experience with regulatory and accounting issues to maximize balance sheet performance and mitigate risk.

He began his career with FHN Financial as a Managing Director of the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group of FHN Financial Equity Capital Markets, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions and raising capital for banks and thrifts. Prior to joining FHN Financial, he was a senior investment banker for a regional brokerage firm focused on corporate and high yield debt. He also has several years of investment-related experience with large life insurance companies.

David has a M.B.A from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his B.S.B.A. in Management and Management Information Systems from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.