Leander Howard II believes in helping real people obtain real results. He is the Founder/CEO of Spark Your Resume, an online resume writing, and career advancement services company.
He is the Host of Spark Your Success Podcast where he dives into entrepreneurship, tips to advance your career, and conducts interviews with real people obtaining real results in multiple industries.
He is a Financial Analyst at Adobe and will eventually pursue his MBA in Entrepreneurship. He is an alumnus of Georgia State University where he received a dual degree in Finance and Marketing through the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. During his time at Georgia State, he interned at Wells Fargo, Arthur M. Blank Foundation at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and served as the President of Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity (2019-2020).
He has been listed as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Scholar (2019), Robinson College of Business student of the month (Nov 2019), and served as one of the eight panelists for the J. Mack Robinson College of Business Diversity Breakfast (2020). Over the past 6 months, he has been apart of several speaking engagement such as Afro Tech by Blavity: “How to Prepare for an Interview During Afro Tech 2020”, Wonsulting Amplifying Black Voices Panel, Max Up Changing Mindsets, Engineered Careers: Leveraging Your EQ in Your Career, and Corona Daze “How to Advance Your Career” speaking series. Leander enjoys reading, daily fitness, listening to podcasts, and spending time with loved ones.
"Leander is always pushing me to be a better version of myself! He's incredibly dedicated to his "craft and it's inspiring to see how much passion and effort he puts into helping others succeed in their careers. I've learned a lot from him about personal branding and content marketing. I've heard him drop gems on his podcast, Spark your Success, and consider myself lucky to be a guest on the show.
"Leander is a pleasure to work with. He gave insight on the best way to cater to clients in a thoughtful, genuine way. He is dedicated and meticulous in each step of building his business and supporting communities. Leander can uplift any environment he is placed in and continues to leave a positive impression. If you’re thinking of connecting with him, DO IT!"
"Keep your eye on this guy! The energy, the drive, the eagerness to learn and share....truly remarkable. I met Leander when I gave a talk to his senior finance class at Georgia State a couple years ago. The initiative he took to develop and nurture a relationship that has benefited us both shows he practices what he preaches and knows what he's talking about!"
"Leander Howard II, the CEO of SparkYourResume, is exceptionally kind, respective and knowledgeable. I was honored to attend Spark Your Success webinar with Leander Howard II on Jumpstart . He shared precious information on how to introduce yourself as a professional, navigating interviews and workspaces as well as Sparkling a resume/LinkedIn Account. I would definitely encourage anyone looking for a job to contact Leander and get some first class help from a professional like Leander."
"After evaluating past work Leander Howard has done to transform people's resumes, I decided to use his service. The experience & knowledge he has is very exceptional. Leander provides tools & great feedback on how to properly interview for professional jobs as well as enhancing your resume to display that professional image. I would highly recommend his Services!"
"Leander is amazing!! He is driven, ambitious, and not afraid to take risks. What I love most about Leander is that he is not just looking out for himself. He wants to uplift and bring others along with him on his journey. He is a true leader."