Kimberly A. Howard
Vice President, Human Resources

Ms. Howard was appointed vice president, human resources by the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) in January 2017.

In her role, Ms. Howard has overall responsibility for attracting and retaining top talent to the organization—encompassing the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and the FAF.

Ms. Howard also is responsible for implementing or enhancing programs that make the organization an employer of choice. The FAF is regularly cited as one of Connecticut’s best places to work, and Ms. Howard works to deepen FAF’s efforts in diversity, professional development, and work-life balance, among other areas.

Ms. Howard has more than 25 years of global HR experience across the nonprofit and private sectors. She most recently served as VP of human resources at Daymon Worldwide, a privately held consulting company that helps retailers create winning private brand strategies and products. While at Daymon, Ms. Howard oversaw strategy and execution of a wide range of HR services—including benefits, compensation, recruiting, training, and performance management, among others.

Previously, Ms. Howard served as a director of HR at Hyperion Solutions (acquired by Oracle), a global HR manager at Deloitte, and an HR manager at Cardinal McCloskey Community Services. She also ran her own executive HR consulting firm before joining Daymon Worldwide.

Ms. Howard received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Springfield College, and a master’s degree in clinical social work from New York University.