Joy Howell previously served as communications director and senior strategist for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
More recently, Howell served as founder of a national consulting firm and has had senior strategy roles on dozens of U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and issue-based campaigns in Florida and across the nation. She was also a communications director on the Gore-Lieberman presidential campaign.
Howell holds an MPA from Harvard University and an MBA from the University of Redlands. She lives in Delray Beach, Fla.