Bryan Howard

Bryan Howard

Detroit Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2020, Economic Opportunities Program

Program Facilitator, Winning Futures, Warren, Michigan

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Bryan believes in the power of leadership and has spent most of his career advocating for his country and community. As a program facilitator, he is passionate about delivering our in-class mentoring and life skill development curriculum. Prior to joining Winning Futures, Bryan was the process excellence manager for the Detroit based facilities management company Powerlink. While at Powerlink he also served as the company’s corporate trainer. In that role his responsibilities included developing alternative employee learning methods, peer coaching, e-learning, and curriculum development to support workforce development and organizational benchmarks. A decorated military veteran, Bryan served 20 years in the U.S. Navy as a hospital corpsman. He retired in April 2007 as the career information program manager for all naval bases in the Pacific Northwest. A native Detroiter, Bryan received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix and an M.B.A in entrepreneurship from Trident University with graduate certificates in international business and strategic leadership.

Bryan Howard is a member of the Detroit Workforce Leadership Academy Class of 2020, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at

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