Howard is the CEO of Energy Resource Center. He has been a leader in the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors for the past 30 years. Before joining ERC in 2009, he was Chief Operating Officer at Pikes Peak United Way. Howard participates on many community nonprofit and industry committees and boards. He directed marketing programs at companies including Deluxe Corporation, Time-Life, and NordicTrack. He started his career as an active-duty officer in the U.S. Air Force.