CV John


Curriculum vitae

john howley, President and C.E.O.

Major Accomplishments

  Former Teaching Master at post-secondary level as part-time college faculty

 For the last 13 years operated LMP Inc., a federally incorporated company dedicated to human services capacity building from the individuals and teams to the broader levels of organizational, community and state.

 Designer and implementer of professional development curricula and organizational and community development strategies

Public sector policy development

Human rights and policing initiatives

Direct management of program budgets up to $80 million annually

Shared senior management responsibility for departmental operating budgets of up to $1.2 billion annually

Executed line and staff level responsibilities for up to 1,200 bargaining unit employees, 120 management staff

Branch director responsible for specialized vocational services to more than 100,000 clients per year.

Directed and managed partnerships with employers, educators and both not-for-profit and private sector service providers to establish service and access agreements on behalf of Canada's fifth largest government.

Senior negotiator with the government of Canada on refugee, immigration, employment and training matters and with ministries engaged in labour market adjustment and adult education programs.

¬∑¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬  Directed contract procurement with colleges, school boards, agencies and other organizations to provide competitive employment for long-term unemployed workers, matching them to over 14,500 jobs over a 30-month period.¬ 

Developed automated information and case management systems for employment services, including interfaces with social assistance and unemployment insurance systems.

Regional consultant on vocational counselling strategies, methods and tools

Developed and implemented employment counselling policies, programs and services

Designed and delivered performance-based staff training initiatives

 Implemented landmark technology-based vocational tools vocational tools throughout Ontario, such as CHOICES.


President & Chief Executive Officer, Labour Market Partners, Inc. 1997-Present

Consulting Director on Curriculum Design to Cardinal Point Strategies Inc. (USA)

2003 ‚€ď Present

Director, Employment and Training Services, Metropolitan Toronto Community Services Department

 1991 ‚€ď 1997

Metropolitan Toronto Community Services Department:

Manager, Employment Programs

Employment Programs Co-ordinator

Supervisor, Employment Programs 1982 - 1991

Counselling Consultant, Canada Employment and Immigration Commission, Ontario Regional Office   1978 -¬  1980

Canada Employment and Immigration Commission

Community College Counsellor

Employment Counsellor

Immigration Counsellor  1974 - 1978

Human Resources Development Consultant 1980 - 1982

Teaching Master, part-time faculty, Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ 

1980 - 1983

PAST Professional Affiliations and memberships

 President, Association for Municipal Employment Services (AMES)

  Task Force on Social Assistance Reform, Association of Municipalities of Ontario

  Board of Directors, Social and Entrepreneurial Development Initiatives

 Working Group on Career Counselling, Premier‚€™s Council on Economic Renewal

 Chair, Employment Services Committee, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA)

  Industrial Adjustment Committee on Self-Employment, Human Resources Development Canada

 Economic Development Committee, City of York


Master of Education  degree, University of Toronto

Master of Social Work studies (7 credits), University of Toronto

Bachelor of Arts degree, St. FrancisXavierUniversity


Theory and Principles of Vocational Evaluation, Council Publications

Counselling With CHOICES, Canada Systems Group

SuPerformance: Training for Supervisors, Labour Market Partners, Inc.

Handbook of Employment Programs and Services, Metropolitan Toronto

SAIL- Supportive Approaches through Innovative Learning, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services

Professional Advancement and Career Education, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services

Advanced Case Management and Development program: Supporting Employment in Casework, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services

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