Regional Sales Manager
Sales Assistant: Robyn Louden
Howard joined our sales team in 2017 covering the Central Ohio territory.
Born and raised in Cincinnati, he graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Food Technology under Dr. Wilbur Gould’s program. Howard has been active in the food business for 30+ years with experience in functional and health & wellness ingredients including, hydrocolloids, plant based proteins, plant sterols, functional fibers and natural sweeteners.
Prior to joining Skidmore, Howard held a variety of sales and business development roles with Cargill Health & Nutrition, Dupont Nutrition & Health and Kelco, Division of Merck.
Howard takes pride and satisfaction in meeting and often exceeding his customer’s expectations by helping them to find innovative, value added solutions to their needs and challenges. His customers have come to know and trust that he is responsive and focused on “getting the job done” on their behalf. Developing lasting, long term relationships and friendships with both customers and colleagues is a lifelong passion.
Howard and his wife, Laura have 3 children, Ryan, Tara and Connor. He enjoys spending time with the family boating, water skiing, snow skiing and playing in a Men’s Baseball League with his son. Howard is also an avid fan of Buckeye Football, The Big Red Machine, Bengals and the CBJ!