Barry Howard became Finance Manager for the Ardent / Hillcrest HealthCare System account in 2014. Hillcrest HealthCare System consists of a 2.4 million sq. ft portfolio located across multiple campuses in Tulsa, Oklahoma and surrounding areas. CBRE began providing facilities management, project management, lease administration and transaction management services to Hillcrest on January 1, 2013.
Mr. Howard manages the team’s financial performance with responsibility for sourcing, energy management and development of the work order system. He is currently leading several energy initiatives, including HVAC optimization, water treatment, and sewer evaporation, which will result in more than $850 thousand in annual savings.
Mr. Howard began his career with CBRE in 2012 as Senior Financial Analyst for the Ardent / Hillcrest HealthCare System account. Prior to joining CBRE, he spent three years in Planning & Analysis with Osage Casinos, a Native American gaming enterprise, where he developed a business intelligence tool for dashboards and streamlined reporting, and created a comprehensive budgeting tool.
Mr. Howard interned as a Financial Analyst for Trigon in Warsaw, Poland in the Mergers & Acquisitions department while finishing graduate school, and in 2008 began his career with Dollar Thrifty’s Revenue Management group.
Mr. Howard is a Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA) with the Institute of Management Accountants, and an IBM certified Cognos 10 BI Report Author.