Vice President, Operations - San Diego
Howard brings 24 years of construction industry leadership, experience and business development acumen to his position as Vice President, San Diego Operations at R&S. In his role, Howard oversees all of our operations in the Greater San Diego area. He is also responsible for growing our firm’s market share by bringing our company’s full spectrum of building services to clients throughout the region.
Howard is recognized as a dynamic force within the construction industry in Southern California. He is lauded for his integrity, his commitment to providing the highest level of service to clients and for having excellent relationships with all project team members.
Howard has served R&S since 2000, when he joined our team as a Project Manager. Over the years, he has had a management role in more than $1 billion worth of contracts for projects in retail, hospitality, civic, justice, biotech, pharmaceutical, life science, entertainment and other industries. In his previous role, Howard managed contracts in all capacities such as CM at Risk , Design Build, Lump Sum for projects such as the New San Diego Central Courthouse, Red Hawk Casino, Pechanga Resort & Casino, SeaWorld, Marriott, Extended Stay America, Auto Nation, Medtronics, Allecure, DexCom, Chemicon, Living Coast Discovery Center and UCSD.
Howard has a Bachelor of Science in construction management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly). He is a LEED Accredited Professional, certified Lean Six Sigma from SDSU and certified as a DBIA Professional by the Design Build Institute of America,. He serves as a member of the board of directors for the Downtown San Diego Partnership and a member of the board of directors for the Construction Management Advisory Council at Cal Poly.