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Dean's Advisory Council: Helga Houston

Houston joined Huntington National Bank in September 2011. She is responsible for enterprise risk management, including market, credit, legal and operational risks.

Houston has 30 years of diversified banking experience in risk management, business development and client relationships. Prior to joining Huntington, Houston was a partner with Phoenix Global Advisors in Charlotte, N.C.

She also held executive positions with Bank of America for 20 years, most recently as its global consumer and small business risk and compliance executive. Earlier in her career, Houston held positions in real estate with Crocker National Bank and Home Federal Savings and Loan.



Houston earned her bachelor’s degree from Westmont College and her MBA from the University of Southern California. She has served as a board member and then the vice chair of the Risk Management Association.