Howard Styron is a native Oklahoman, born and raised in Hobart, OK. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and received a Master's degree from the Naval Postgraduate School at Monterey, CA. Howard served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army for more than twenty years. He retired from active military service with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and entered the financial services profession in 1995. He has served twice as the president of the Lawton Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and is currently serving as the National Committee representative on the board of directors for the Oklahoma Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Howard is an active member and past president of the Mount Scott Kiwanis Club. He is an active member of the Wichita Mountain Estates Volunteer Fire Department and the current treasurer and member of St. John Lutheran Church. Howard and his wife reside in Lawton.