Joseph Howell is Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Workiva. Prior to cofounding Workiva, he served as Chief Financial Officer for a number of public and private companies. He also serves as the cofounder, organizer, and community moderator for the SEC Professionals Group.
In his continuing series "30 Days to a Better Board," Tom Fox interviews Executive Vice President of Workiva, Joe Howell, to garner his understanding of the role of a Board and both senior management and a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO).
Companies understand that compliance and business ethics have a role in not only driving business strategies and initiatives but that more compliant companies are better run companies and at the end of the day more profitable because they have better controls.