Brian A Howard has been named as president of Tompkins Financial Advisors, the wealth management division of Tompkins Financial, with offices in Ithaca, Pittsford and White Plains, New York and Wyomissing and Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
In addition, he will serve as a member of the leadership team of Tompkins Financial. Howard joined the company on July 25, 2016.
Howard brings over 30 years of leadership experience with nationally recognized financial service firms to his position at Tompkins Financial Advisors. Most recently, he served as a senior vice president, market manager for Key Bank covering the Central New York region, where he oversaw the bank’s full service wealth management division for high net worth clients. At US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, he held leadership positions including managing director, market executive for the Boston, MA market and senior vice president, market leader for the Central New York market. There he was responsible for revenue growth, strategic initiatives and building collaborative and top performing teams.
“We are committed to the long-term success of our wealth management division and are pleased Brian will be working with our experienced wealth management team to expand and grow our client base in all of our markets,” says Stephen S Romaine, President and CEO of Tompkins Financial.
A Syracuse resident, Howard will be based out of the Tompkins Financial Advisors’ Ithaca office.
“Tompkins Financial has 180 years of solid reputation in the markets it serves, which speaks volumes to the level of commitment and performance the staff provides to its clients and communities,” Howard said. “I’m excited to be a part of Tompkins Financial Advisors and will focus on leading the division to achieve the strategic goals of Tompkins Financial, while continuing to build upon on the remarkable Tompkins legacy.”