SAN DIEGO, California. (June 11, 2010) Dr. Maynard A. Howe, CEO and Vice Chairman of Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. (“Stemedica”), an allogeneic adult stem cell manufacturer, was welcomed as the newest member of the USO Board of Governors during their May Board Meeting held in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Howe brings a richly diverse background to the USO as Chairman, CEO, COO, CTO, and Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales of many organizations, while serving as a consultant to more than fifty Fortune 500 companies worldwide.
“We are excited to bring Maynard on board with the USO,” said Edward Reilly, Chairman of the USO Board of Governors. “His leadership, research and consulting experience will be a special asset to the USO as we expand our services to U.S. troops and their families.”
Along with his brother, Roger, Dr. Howe launched five successful ventures in the medical device, software, testing and measurement, quality and consulting fields, including Stemedica. Stemedica is the world's leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of allogeneic adult stem cell technology. Stemedica recently received an IND approval from the FDA to initiate stem cell clinical research trials in the United States for ischemic stroke using allogeneic adult stem cells. and outside of the United States for several other neurological trials.
“I’m honored and delighted to be a member of the USO Board of Governors,” said Dr. Howe. “I have always had a deep passion for supporting our dedicated soldiers. Joining the USO Board of Governors allows me to combine my passion, diverse contact base and medical knowledge in service to our troops.”
Dr. Howe is a sought after facilitator, lecturer and speaker. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, Master of Science Degree in Educational and Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He is the author and co-author of numerous articles and top selling business books. His book on quality, Quality on Trial, Bringing Customer Relationships into Focus, is in its second edition and has been published in several languages. Other books include a five-part implementation manual series, Business-to-Business Marketing Management System, published by McGraw-Hill.