Jim Howland

Board Member & Advisor

Jim Howland is a Managing Director with Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) and has served as Clarity’s Chairman since MSCP’s investment in January 2019. Jim also serves as Chairman of the Board of Project Management Academy, Smile America Partners, 24 – Seven, and Cadence Education. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of EmployBridge, CoAdvantage, Access Cash, and Learning Care Group and as Director of Zenith.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Jim was President of Dun & Bradstreet’s International Business, CEO of Edison Schools’ Educational Services Group, and CEO of the Americas at Regus. Earlier in his career, Jim served as President of the American Express International Merchant Services Group and as Senior Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company in their financial services practice.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Bucknell University and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.