Jeff Howard, Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Howard currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Gomez Howard Group, overseeing the firm's business development activities. Jeff most recently spent six years at the University of Denver and more than two as Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations. Prior to his roles at the University of Denver, Howard served on the Communications Division leadership team and directed the Education and Outreach, Community Relations and Career Services departments at the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). Jeff also previously served as Managing Director for Public and Media Relations at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), media relations assistant for the Denver Broncos and sports producer for KWGN-TV in Denver.


Jeff is currently an adjunct professor for the Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) where he is teaching sports governance. Howard received his bachelor’s degree from MSU Denver and his masters degree from Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (Lyon, France) in sports management. He recently joined the MSU Denver Sport Industry Operations Advisory Board and is also a member of the Colorado Association of Black Journalists.