A sports marketing veteran of more than 25 years, Howard is the founder of Sports and Social Change, a sports marketing firm with a focus on Cause Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Enterprise development, working to connect brands, media properties, teams, leagues and athletes with nonprofit organizations, foundations and affiliated cause-­driven businesses.

His expertise includes brand positioning and activation, grassroots and experiential marketing programs, event management and sponsorship, public relations and social media campaigns, as well as business plans, revenue models and corporate partnership development. Over the past 25 years, Howard has managed marketing, public relations and event management programs for a diverse group of sports brands and properties including Rollerblade, Powerbar, K-­Swiss, Salomon, Tour Hockey, Bauerfeind, LPGA, Red Star Hockey, and a wide range of nonprofit organizations such as Special Olympics, DisAbility Sports Festival, Angel City Sports, Blind Judo Foundation, Pearl of Africa Series, Ready-­Set-­Gold!, Disney GOALS, Leukemia Lymphoma Society and LA Watts Summer Games.

A graduate of San Diego State University and former college Lacrosse player, Howard currently lives in Los Angeles, CA and is an active Ice Hockey coach & player, Skier and Disc Golfer.