Howard brings more than 40 years of experience developing successful public relations and communications programs for a wide variety of businesses and groups including major financial services institutions, real estate developers and businesses ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to entrepreneurial start-up firms.
In his role as a senior public relations professional, consultant and program manager, Howard offers expertise in corporate communications, issues management, government affairs, economic development, media relations, employee relations and special events.
Companies and organizations he has worked for and counseled include: Paramount Pictures Corporation, GE Lighting, GE Medical Systems, Applebee’s International, Inc., Daimler Trucks North America, and Giant Eagle Supermarkets. In addition, Howard has worked with some of the largest and most respected real estate developers in America including Rockefeller Center Development Corporation, Cadillac Fairview, Georgetown Harbor Development Corporation, Boston Properties, Forest City Enterprises and The Jacobs Group (formerly Jacobs, Visconsi & Jacobs).
Howard is a member of the LA Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and is a national Silver Anvil award winner. He is also the recipient of the coveted Lighthouse Award for leadership, career accomplishments and contributions to the community.
Howard has a long history of service to the community. He is currently on the board of the Anti-Defamation, Los Angeles and serves on the marketing committee of Innovate Pasadena. In addition, Howard is a Team Leader with The Taproot Foundation, assisting non-profit organizations with their strategic marketing plans.
Howard, his wife Ellen and their dog Nick Charles live in Pasadena.