September Luncheon – Howard Schmidt

September 12, 2017

12:00 pm / 1:30 pm


Loudoun Golf and Country Club

  • 36967 W Main St, Purcellville, VA 20132
  • (540) 338-7679


Come hear a seasoned executive share how he has successfully developed

cultures of success within various companies and departments.


Howard Schmidt has 35 years of both domestic and international manufacturing experience. For the past 21 years he has served in various Executive roles within Lennox International, Inc. In his most recent position, as Vice President & General Manager of Advanced Distributor Products, he led the company to a #1 market share position in its industry.

From the depths of the Great Recession of 2008, he lead the company in 8 straight years of significant market share gains, while averaging +13% in annual sales growth during those same years. His areas of expertise are Strategy, Execution, Innovation, Financial Management, Branding, Program Management and Talent Development.

While serving as a corporate executive, Howard has also been a strong supporter of Patrick Henry College. Since the inception of the college, Howard has served as a major donor, member of the Strategic Planning Committee and member of the Board of Trustees.  The college is excited to have him as the new Executive Vice President and head of the Economics and Business Analytics program.


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