Operating Council

Brian Dowhower

Head of Wealth Management

Brian S. Dowhower is head of Wealth Management for Truist Financial Corporation, a purpose-driven financial services organization committed to inspiring and building better lives and communities. He is also a member of Truist’s Operating Council. 

Dowhower was named head of Wealth Management in November 2023, after serving as executive vice president and head of Truist Wealth and Institutional Advisory Solutions.  

He is responsible for leading teams who deliver holistic wealth management and institutional advisory solutions to affluent, high and ultra-high net worth individuals, families and business owners in the U.S. and abroad. He also oversees Foundations and Endowment—a specialty practice with more than a century of experience serving not-for-profit organizations.  

He also serves as chairman of the board of directors for Truist Investment Services, LLC and Truist Advisory Services, LLC, and serves on the board of directors for Truist Securities, LLC. 

Dowhower has held increasingly senior positions in financial services and technology investment banking throughout his career. Prior to joining Truist Wealth, he served as head of middle market financial sponsor coverage at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.  

Dowhower is a champion for the Company’s philanthropy and volunteerism and serves on the board for the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. 

A native of California, Dowhower earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a juris doctor from Washington & Lee University. 

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