CEO of Howard Group.Bio:
James Howard, the CEO of Howard Group was the son and only heir of a true business Magnate Mathew Howard. He had inherited businesses in Oil, real estate, media, and Gambling from his father, who had led the company since the early 1900s, he was one of the pioneers’ , and although during his father’s time the competition was not as tough or as unfair as it had become during James time. Now people were cruel, manipulative, and Greedy. With the growing industries everyone wanted a share in the business and small and large companies alike started popping up to take a share, with the growing competition the legit ways of his father were not enough, although James was not the one to start the Grey activities within the company, his father had put a strong footing for the company and for the illegal activities as well which ran behind the huge front. Thanks to his father James still had the connections to people High up in the political circle, as well as some discreet relationships with the mafia.
Although his success was growing despite the competition, there were many controversies that circled him. Starting from Shady Arms deals to embezzlement, and insider trading, but none of the charges were ever proven. He was on the board of over a dozen Corporations. But for a man that rich to have no welfare work to his name attached, would have made him look bad. He had several cancer treatment hospitals that were using cutting edge research and technology. There were facilities developing prosthetic limbs for disabled. The revenue stream for his business was off the charts. Thanks to the Very small but successful media network he owned.
Howard Entertainment was a small network that his father had started over a decade ago. The man could see the future, which was what James always believed. He had started this little project before the media had grown into what it was now. Soon after James realized exploiting weaknesses was the best way to further his business, he had focused mainly on Howard Entertainment. It now had a celebrity and fashion Magazine, one of the most widely read entertainment publications in the country. They had the best reputation and the best place to work for the models; the events available were wide and gave plenty of exposure to the models. Many models who worked for Howard group had gone on to become the next supermodels. Even some of them had sidelined into becoming actresses in Hollywood.
Although he had inherited the business James was not the one to laze around he worked hard and expected his staff to match his level of commitment. Although working for Howard Corporation was no walk in the park, but the parties were even better. The lavish venues the best resorts, most expensive drinks, and of course who could forget the models, they were a permanent fixture at these events. It was a way for him to show off he could still pull the strings. The guests ranged from biggest entrepreneurs to politicians, and even some white collar criminals.
A womanizer himself, he had his eye for the best models in the industry, who often accompanied him wherever he went, but he also knew the tastes of his friends and customers. He made sure that every pocket was filled may it be bribes, gifts or a favor, although adding a little glamour added to the benefit of being his friend was always welcomed, and The models working for him saw to it. The COO of the Media division kept an eye out for girls or women who were looking to get success at breakneck speed, and were willing to ignore a few laws. Although not everyone working for Howard Group was corrupt or involved in the illegitimate business. A great number of employees were not involved in the grey business ran by James Howard.