Jim Howard (born 1960) is a product designer and entrepreneur. His family owns Eighteenth Street Orientals, a rug shop in downtown Homewood. He graduated from Berry High School and attended Auburn University.
In addition to manufacturing and marketing Angle Wreaths with his sister, Paige Drummond, Howard has helped develop fiberboard Balancepro balance beams for gymnasts and disposable Gogo boxes lunchboxes. Beginning in late 2005 he assisted in the design and development of a flash-based handheld media recorder and player which he now markets as the "RoverTV" in North America through his company, James Howard, Inc..
- McCauley, Charles R. (June 18, 2006) "Better than iPod? Homewood innovator offers multimedia alternative." Birmingham News.
- Kemp, Kathy (December 20, 2005) "Entrepreneur feathers nest with wreaths." Birmingham News.