Pat Howell

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Senior Consulting Group

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In 1986 Pat began his investment professional career by working at Prudential Bache Securities for ten years. In 1996 he moved to Piper Jaffray which provided many opportunities to help his clients achieve their financial goals. During Pat’s ten years at Piper Jaffray, he excelled with maintaining his client portfolios and was presented with awards for being one of the top retail financial professionals in the firm. In 2006 he and his team joined RBC Wealth Management to better serve the needs of their clients. With more than 25 years in the business, Pat is currently a member to RBC Wealth Management President’s Council. Pat attended the University of Southern California from 1975 to 1979 and graduated with a degree in Business Communications.

Pat resides in Fresno, CA where he was raised. He and his wife Michele have raised two wonderful children, a daughter who is a teacher and an athletic director in the Fresno Unified School District and a son who has achieved his career of being a NFL football player. Pat attended the University of Southern California, where he was a two-time All American football player and played eight years in the NFL. Outside of work and family, Pat enjoys coaching football at Bullard High School.

Shelia Gray

Investment Associate


Shelia joined Pat Howell in February of 2000 thus beginning her career in the securities industry. She came with a strong referral from California State University, Fresno. As a former assistant manager, she immediately applied her knowledge and tactics as an office administrator to increase client communication and comfort levels.

Shelia provides administrative and operational support; as a valued team member, she is the first voice you hear when you phone in. Over the years she has helped forge Pat’s strong reputation for client service through her personable business demeanor. Shelia has exceptional organizational skills, driven by her keen attention to detail, making her indispensable to Pat and gratifying to clients for her administrative problem solving.

Shelia resides in Fresno and loves to travel and spend time with friends and family