Howard Blank

Past chair
Variety – the Children's Charity

Howard Blank has served as an executive in the gaming, entertainment and not-for-profit sectors for over 30 years. He is a recipient of the lifetime display of excellence and philanthropy awards from the Canadian Gaming Association, the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, the BC Achievement Foundation Community Award and others. He is CEO of Point Blank Entertainment Ltd. and sits on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations.

GREATEST SUCCESS: “Helping to directly raise over $900 million for charitable organizations in B.C., across Canada and in the U.S. since 2000.” FAVOURITE BOOK: “In Search of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman.” TOUGHEST CHALLENGE: “I had to reinvent my services and pivot to be successful during these unprecedented and uncertain times.”