Brian Howard has earned the reputation with hiring executives and candidates as one of the most experienced, credentialed, awarded, and effective executive recruiter in the industry. He is President of The Howard Group and has over 24 years of recruiting experience devoted exclusively to the medical self-funding, stop loss, population health management, and healthcare and workers’ compensation cost containment industries.
Brian is the only executive recruiter to have achieved the Certified Self Funding Specialist(CSFS) designation through the Health Care Administrators Association and International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP).
Brian's expertise is filling positions in sales, sales management, client and account management, stop loss underwriting, operational management, and senior leadership positions.
RecruitingCareer Achievements include:
● Four-TimeNational Billing Manager of the Year Finalist
● The HowardGroup has received the prestigious Best in Class Award for Overall ClientSatisfaction
● The HowardGroup has been honored with the International Office of the Year Award.
● Member of an affiliate organization’s “Hall of Fame.”
Brian is the author of The Motivated Series of job search books published by WriteLife Publishing.
These books include:
The Motivated Job Search
The Motivated Networker
Over 50 and Motivated
The Motivated Job Search Workbook
Motivated Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles
Brian is a career transition coach. Professional designations include: Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC), Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS), and Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW). He uses his coaching skills when working with candidates when conducting searches.
Brian is a speaker on the topics of job search having conducted and recorded several podcasts and webinars through CareerMetis and TalentMark.