Alan B. Howe

Alan B. Howe, Board of Directors

Alan Howe has almost 30 years of extensive hands-on operational expertise combined with corporate finance, business development and corporate governance experience. His broad business background includes exposure to a wide variety of complex business situations within large corporations, financial institutions, start-ups, small-caps and turnarounds.

Currently, Mr. Howe is Managing Partner of Broadband Initiatives, LLC, a small boutique corporate advisory firm that he manages. His specialty is in providing board and C-level leadership working with small-cap and micro- cap companies (both public and private) particularly in turnaround situations. Mr. Howe has served both as a director and as a board chairman in multiple companies in a variety of industries including telecom and wireless equipment, software, IT services, wireless RF services, manufacturing, semi­conductors, and storage. In two situations, Mr. Howe was appointed interim CEO of difficult situations where he previously served on the Board of Directors.

Mr. Howe works closely with management of his board companies to provide guidance and direction to create value for shareholders. He also has developed strong relationships with institutional investors and has worked to build a level of trust that he represents their best interests.

He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Illinois and a Master’s of Business Administration and Finance from Indiana University.