04/05/2018 in Careers

Travis Howard named George Gund Foundation fellow

Travis Howard, a lifelong Greater Clevelander with a keen interest in economic development, will be The George Gund Foundation Fellow for 2018-2020.

Howard is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in economics and a minor in entrepreneurship.  He has worked for the Presidents’ Council Foundation where he played a key role in developing the Emerging Entrepreneurship Program for minority start-up companies.  He also has been a data analyst for Robert Half, a professional staffing company.

The George Gund Foundation Fellows program started in 2004. The Fellowship provides an opportunity for promising young professionals to work inside the Foundation, an organization that plays an active role in supporting civic life in Cleveland and in various national and state policy deliberations.  Each Fellow works at the Foundation for two years.

Howard will begin his work at the Foundation this summer.

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