Howell, brings over 30 years of experience to his current role as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of CEC Entertainment.
Howell previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Billabong International Ltd., and he also spent 10 years at Nordstrom Inc., most recently as their Executive Vice President - Finance and Treasurer. Prior to that, Howell served in leadership roles at various companies including CAE SimuFlite, Inc., Blockbuster, Inc., and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Union University and a Graduate Certificate from the Mid-South School of Banking. He is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Tennessee.