Howard W. Herndon

T 615.251.5587
F 615.251.5551
The Pinnacle at Symphony Place
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, Tennessee 37201

With more than 20 years of experience, Howard leads FBT’s electronic payments and FinTech team.  He has extensive experience advising emerging businesses, private equity firms and venture capital investors, and has represented both public and private payments companies in transactions across nearly every aspect of the payments space.  Drawing on his experience as a former executive of a leading provider of payment processing and financial technology solutions provider, Howard is uniquely positioned to assist clients with an array of matters, including operations, compliance, mergers and acquisitions and deal structuring. In addition to leading the firm’s electronic payments and financial technology team, Howard is the managing director of BlackLine Payments Advisors LLC, a payments and financial technology consultancy firm, which is affiliated with Frost Brown Todd.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • AV Rated 10 years

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Electronic Transaction Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Former Chairman, Tennessee Arts Commission
  • Former member, Tennessee State Capitol Commission
  • Former Chairman and present member, Tennessee State Museum Foundation
  • Founding member and Treasurer, Tennessee Executive Residence Foundation

Other Contact Info




Ken Creamer
T 615.743.6798