Executive Committee; Finance Committee
Retired, Financial Executive
ND Board Member Term:
July 2018 – June 2021
Board Committees: Executive; Finance
Howard H. Graham is a retired financial executive with over twenty-five years of experience in high-tech companies.
Mr. Graham was most recently Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Siebel Systems, Inc. in San Mateo, California until his retirement in 2000. He was previously CFO of Informix Corporation, WYSE Technology, and Zenith Electronics Corporation. He and his wife are now involved in the wine business, with vineyards in California and France, and partnerships or investments in August West Wines, Realm Cellars, Testarossa Vineyards, CIRQ, and Domaine Della.
Mr. Graham earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from Carnegie Mellon University (1968) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago (1973).
An officer in the US Army from 1968-1971, Mr. Graham was awarded a Bronze Star, 3 Army Commendation Medals, and various other US and foreign military awards.
He is past Chairman of the Board of Saint Francis High School (Mountain View CA),
past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Drexel Schools Foundation of the Diocese of San Jose, and a former Director and Finance Committee Chair of Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School.
He and his wife Linda have two grown children and live in Monte Sereno CA.