Howard is a veteran digital communication strategist, crisis counselor, and corporate brand builder who helps clients solve their most pressing business, public policy, and reputation challenges. He utilizes a combination of experience from politics, business, and the highest levels of major global corporations to deliver value and insight to clients. As President, Howard leads Five Blocks global growth, partnerships, and U.S. operations while providing strategic counsel and insight to clients. For over 15 years, Howard was a senior consultant and leader at Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Weber Shandwick where his clients included several global corporations, NGO’s, high-profile individuals, and governments.
He has a wealth of experience advising Fortune 500 CEOs, public board members, and other senior executives who he advised on issues management, thought leadership and corporate strategy. Howard has also helped several major corporations develop and maximize their corporate social responsibility activities and digital engagement strategies. Howard began his career as a political strategist and communication advisor to candidates and causes including U.S. Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign, a national political party campaign committee, and several legislative candidates in the U.S. and around the globe.