Joe Howell is not only an athletic but also professional friend and legal mentor of Patricia Neubauer and supporter of ‘Neu-Power Athletic Consulting’. Joe Howell, a founder of Howell Moore & Gough LLP, has been a business and transactions lawyer in Santa Barbara since 1974. His clients include individuals and established business entities, as well as start-up and emerging growth companies. Joe’s outside activities include Board and leadership roles with a variety of community organizations, cycling, distance running and competing in marathons and triathlons. Joe was inducted into the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame as a Community Leader and was selected for the Santa Barbara News Press Lifetime Achievement Award and as Semana Nautica Athlete of the Year. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of American Riviera Bank.