The American College Of Financial Services Appoints New Officers, Members To Board Of Trustees.

AuthorHoward, John

King of Prussia, PAThe American College of Financial Services announced a pair of newly elected officers to its Board of Trustees, with John Howard selected as the Board's new chair and Salene Hitchcock-Gear, JD, voted in as vice chair. The two executives are joined by new Board members Dr. Wallace Boston, Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson (USAF-ret), Cheri Lytle, and Kristi Martin Rodriguez who collectively bring decades of financial services and leadership experience, and their expertise will support The College as a trusted source of applied financial knowledge and education.

"I'm excited to welcome our new Board members and celebrate the developing roles of our new chair and vice chair who will continue to guide The American College of Financial Services on our mission to be a trusted voice in a world that needs it now more than ever," says George Nichols III, President and CEO at The American College of Financial Services.

John Howard is chairman and chief executive officer of Truist Insurance Holdings. He also serves as chief insurance officer for Truist Financial Corporation and is a member of the Truist Executive Leadership team. An alumnus of Columbia University and Duke University and a U.S. Navy veteran, his three decades of financial services experience began at Alex. Brown & Sons, followed by positions of increasing responsibility at GE Capital. He later served as president of retirement services for Conseco and, following that, president of Prudential Select Brokerage.

Howard joined Truist predecessor BB&T in 2012 through the acquisition of Crump Group where he was president and chief executive officer. In 2007, he merged Crump with the insurance and retirement divisions of the BISYS Group, where he was president of insurance services.

Howard currently serves as executive sponsor of the SERVE (Supporting Emergency Responders & Veterans Engagement) Business Resource Group at Truist. He is vice-chairman of The Institutes; chairman of advocacy for The Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers; and an overseer of the Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science at St. John's University. Additionally, he is a prior chairman of the Board of Trustees of Gill St. Bernard's School and a recipient of the Hall of Fame Award from the Tri-County Scholarship Fund.

"It's an honor to lead the Board of The American College of Financial Services in fulfilling its commitment to student success, providing relevant...

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