Howard Levitt is the Vistage Chair and CEO of HR Levitt group LLC.
Howard Levitt has risen through the corporate ranks starting in public accounting at Ernst and Young and then shifting to the private sector holding positions of increasing leadership from VP Controller, CFO, COO, President and CEO. He was directly responsible for the emergence of Tourneau Watches, a large national/international luxury retailer. Howard has led IPOs, LBOs, private equity transactions, and turnarounds.
Currently Howard is a top ranked Vistage Chair, chairing six Vistage groups. In addition, Howard is the CEO of HR Levitt group and holds positions on three boards. Howard is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including The Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award as well as the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Mid-Sized Business of the Year. Howard holds two degrees from Queens College City University of New York in Accounting and Economics.