Born in sunny Tucson, Arizona, Howard graduated from Arizona State University in Tempe Arizona in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and headed to not so sunny Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where his wife pursued her graduate studies at Duquesne University of Law. Mr. Bernstein left his position at U.P.S. at this time and began working in commercial construction with Penn Installations, Inc. where he presently serves as President. Penn Installations has been in business since 1949 and serves the commercial construction market in several states.
Howard and his wife Tammy enjoy running, biking and swimming and have three adult sons, whom they love to spend time with. Howard has been active in the community and has served as President of the Greater Johnstown YMCA, The Johnstown Rotary Club and the Johnstown Free Medical Clinic as well as serving on the board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Western PA & West Virginia.