Eileen Howell is Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer with Private Bank of Buckhead.
She is a financial services and credit/lending veteran with nearly 30 years’ experience.
Eileen previously led the credit and risk functions of other area banks, including Signature
Bank and Riverside Bank. She also has served as a consultant to the banking industry, primarily
in the credit evaluation and underwriting areas, and began her banking career with Barnett Bank
in South Florida. Eileen holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Florida State University
and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. She has served as an instructor for numerous
professional development banking and credit courses for banking and professional organizations,
and has served on the board of the Risk Management Association.
“In the current regulatory environment it is sometimes more challenging to serve individuals
and, especially, small businesses, in the way they want and need, but I embrace the challenge to
establish and maintain long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with our client-banking partners,”
Eileen says. “We take the time to understand them and think out of the box to assist clients with their
Away from the bank, she volunteers with her son’s school, is treasurer of her home owners association
and enjoys cooking. Eileen and her husband and son and their Jack Russell terrier Buster reside in Powder
Eileen can be reached at (404) 264-7971 or
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