Margarita Howard

CEO and President in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Margarita Howard is the sole owner and president/CEO of HX5. Since establishing HX5 in 2004 and building it from the ground up, Howard has led the enterprise, which specializes in providing professional space and defense mission support services for federal government entities.

Over the years, under Howard’s leadership, HX5 has been entrusted by its government clients to provide professional services in the areas of software and hardware engineering; information technology; research, development, and test; mission operations support; program management and logistics; and military weather. HX5 provides a roster of professionals dedicated to HX5’s customers’ missions who are educated, experienced, trained, and cleared to work at the highest levels necessary to support HX5’s customers’ operations.

Howard’s corporate philosophy for HX5 has always been to support its government customers in a mission-focused manner that maintains the highest ethical standards while delivering professional services of the utmost quality. HX5 is, and always has been, 100% owned by Margarita Howard. In 2012, Howard was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration for accomplishments in growing HX5, garnering her the 2012 SBA Minority Small Business Person of the Year for SBA National Region 4. Howard was again lauded in 2015 by the SBA with the SBA North Florida Woman-Owned Small Business Person of the Year award.

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