Howard is an Operating Partner at Vedanta Capital. Prior to co-founding Vedanta Capital, Howard was a General Partner and co-founder of Invesco Private Capital where he led the consumer practice. In 1984, Howard joined Citicorp Investment Management, which was spun out in 1988 to become Chancellor Capital Management, and was eventually acquired by Invesco. During his tenure, the firm made over 400 partnership investments and 300 direct investments with top quartile performance.
He also followed the group’s investments in Phillips Smith, Catterton Partners, Essex Woodlands, Bridge Capital, and Austin Partners.
Howard earned a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award and The Honorable Nathan R. Sobel prize. He received a B.A. with honors from Clark University. Howard is on the Board of The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley and is a member of the Audit and Finance Committee of The Make-A-Wish Foundation of America.