As Executive Director of the Virginia Small Business Finance Authority, Howard Pisons is applying 40+ years of diverse business and banking experience to bring opportunity to small, women owed and minority owned businesses.
Mr. Pisons is a graduate of California State University and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He began his career with Fortune 500 companies conducting finance and audit assignments throughout North and South America and Asia. Mr. Pisons later settled into a banking career in Chicago with major national banks and financial institutions. He has served on the boards of community banking and commercial finance associations and is currently a member of the Fifth Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Community Investment Council. After a year of volunteer service in Chile, South America, he joined the Community Bankers’ Bank in Richmond as Senior Vice President, and later President & CEO.
Howard is content with the mild winters and easy commute in Richmond and cherishes his time with his family, including his wife of 21 years and 16-year-old boy and girl twins.