Title: Financial Executive
Location: Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Melvin Howard, Financial Executive, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in business and finance.
With more than 35 years of professional excellence in business and finance, Mr. Howard most recently served as the managing director of Taurus Advisory Group, LLC, from 1993 to 1995. Prior to this position, he was president and chief executive officer of Ehrlich Bober and Company from 1990 to 1992. Mr. Howard spent the bulk of his career employed by the Xerox Corporation, rising through the ranks first a controller, senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer from 1970 to 1982, executive vice president and chair of financial services from 1982 to 1986, on the board of directors from 1982 to 1990, and vice chair of the board of directors from 1986 to 1990. He commenced his career as a financial executive of the Ford Motor Company in 1959, having been asked by Mr. Ford himself to take on the coveted position.
Alongside his professional endeavors, Mr. Howard has served on the board of directors for several organizations, including Gould Pumps, Inc., and Sector Management, Inc. He has also been a trustee of nursing and home care with the University of Massachusetts Amherst and chair of Commonwealth Honors College.
Retiring as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army in 1957, Mr. Howard sought a formal education at the University of Massachusetts, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1957. He subsequently joined Columbia University, where he earned a Master of Business Administration in 1959. A leading expert in his fields of interest, he maintains associations with the Birchwood Country Club, La Gorce Country Club, and Beta Gamma Sigma, an exclusive business honor society.
In recognition of his exceptional accomplishments, Mr. Howard has been awarded several accolades throughout his career. In addition to being named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who in 2017, he has also been selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World.
Married to Vivien K. Weissman since 2005, Mr. Howard is the proud father of two children, Brian David and Marjorie Lyn. In his spare time, he enjoys investing in the stock market and traveling.
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