Howard joined Farm Credit Financial Partners in 2016 as President and CEO. His prior work experience includes: Chief Information Officer at Sterling National Bank, Managing Director of Technology at the New York Stock Exchange, and Group Manager of Information Systems at PepsiCo International. For the past 12 years Howard has been an Adjunct Professor at NYU-Polytechnic University and the Fordham University Business School teaching courses in IT Strategy and Business Operations. He has served on the Business Banking Strategy Committee for Fiserv, and the Mid-Market Advisory Council for IBM. He regularly speaks at industry events and publishes articles in business journals. Howard earned his MBA from Fordham University and BS from Long Island University.