Maria Howland, FIP


Fifth Third

VP/Compliance Manager

Maria Howland, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP


Maria Howland is currently a VP, Compliance Manger – Privacy for 5/3 Bank, a large regional bank, located in ten states and holding $140 billion in assets.  Her role encompasses incident management, risk assessments, impact assessments, and other privacy subject matter expertise.

Prior to joining 5/3 Bank Ms. Howland was the Chief Privacy Officer for Florida Hospital where she oversaw the privacy program for eight hospitals in the Orlando area.  Ms. Howland has over fourteen years of privacy and compliance experience in both healthcare and financial services.

Ms. Howland has a B.S. in Business from Miami University, a Juris Doctorate from University of Louisville and L.L.M. from John Marshall Law School.  Ms. Howland is a Certified Information Privacy Professional US (CIPP/US), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) and Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC).



Contributions by Maria Howland

  • Member of Appeals Board 2021 - 2023