Howard is an Alumni of Auburn University College of Business and brings over 40 years of experience in business start-ups and operations. Howard is an Auburn University Alumni He was founder and managing member of a regional multi-office real estate consulting and appraisal firm and his development companies have developed hotels, apartments, senior housing, retail and industrial properties around Alabama and the Southeast. His hotel company was named a Developer of the Year by Hilton Hotels. Howard’s health care companies employ over 500 people and operates in one of the most highly regulated fields. Howard’s business acumen and years of experience running successful businesses are key to the success of Global K9 Protection Group. Additionally, Howard was honorably discharge from the U.S. Army where he served in the 20th Special Forces Group.