Howard works closely with business, compliance, and legal professionals to strengthen programs and controls for managing risks at the intersection of global security and commerce. He has over two decades of experience in combating illicit financial activity in both the government and the private sector. He served at the U.S. Treasury Department from 2001 to 2011, including as Deputy Assistant Secretary and Assistant Secretary (Acting) for Treasury’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis. He led Treasury’s intelligence functions, including oversight of analytical production, risk assessment, security, and strategic planning. Following his service at Treasury, He held leadership positions in Enterprise Compliance at PNC Financial Services Group. He is a recognized thought leader on global security and risk matters and speaks regularly at conferences.