Specializes in driving impact and creating value for organizations serving those who serve our nation.
Colonel (Retired) Miguel Howe is a Partner at Cicero Group and leads Cicero’s Veteran and Military Affairs practice area, Cicero Serves. Cicero will deliver sophisticated data management and analytics as well as operational excellence, change management and transformation management consulting support to organizations committed to our veteran community and their families, including corporations, foundations, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and government entities. Miguel is based in Washington D.C. and brings a compelling combination of leadership and management experience across a broad spectrum of public and private sector settings.
Miguel served for six years at the George W. Bush Institute where he worked to advance the employment, education, health, and well-being needs of our country’s veterans. He was selected by President Bush as the Director of the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, providing national leadership, policy, and programming to foster successful transition outcomes for post-9/11 veterans and military families. As the inaugural April and Jay Graham Fellow, an Endowed Chair at the Bush Institute, he worked to enhance veteran outcomes and create value for cross sector organizations serving this population by synchronizing and aligning effort, and driving impact across the public, private, non-profit and philanthropic sectors.
Prior to joining the Bush Institute, Colonel Howe spent over 24-years in the United States Army. An Infantry and Special Forces Officer, he culminated his service commanding the 7th Special Forces Group for fourteen months. Miguel has led US, Special Operations, and International forces in Latin America, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He was appointed by Presidential Commission as a White House Fellow and appointed to serve as senior advisor to the CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation. He also commanded a recruiting Battalion. Miguel is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and earned a Master of Arts in National Security Studies from Georgetown University. Miguel is married and the proud father of two children on the pathway to national service.
Inaugural April and Jay Graham Fellow of the Military Service Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute
Director, Military Service Initiative, George W. Bush Institute
Acting Commander, and Deputy Commander, 7th Special Forces Group
Commander, Afghan National Army Special Operations Advisory Group
Commander, US Army Southern California Recruiting Battalion
White House Fellow and Senior Consultant and Special Assistant to the CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation
Chief of Staff, NATO Training Mission, Al Rustamiyah, Iraq