Press Kit for Howard Pearl

Howard Pearl is the innovative CEO of Charitable Adult Rides & Services (CARS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has been transforming the philanthropic landscape in the U.S. and Canada since 2003. Through turn-key vehicle and real estate donation programs, CARS has helped thousands of nonprofit organizations increase their fundraising and expand their contributor base, returning over $500 million to its partners.

A finalist for the San Diego Business Journal CEO of the Year in 2022, Howard’s passion for inspiring people to achieve their best shines through in his work. He is driven to challenge the conventional, pushing boundaries to achieve new heights of success for CARS and its partner organizations. Through strategic collaborations with prominent entities like St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, American Diabetes Association, Goodwill, Ronald McDonald House, and many more, Howard and CARS are making a profound impact on communities nationwide. Additionally, CARS demonstrates its commitment to community reinvestment by providing meals and transportation solutions to seniors through the On the Go program.


2022 Finalist for San Diego Business Journal CEO of the Year

Over 30 years of experience leading both public and private companies

Has held many executive positions, including: CEO/Owner at ClubHouse Communications LLC, Chief Operating Officer at Tagrem Corp, CEO/General Manager Guardian Mobility at Guardian Mobility, Divisional President/CEO at Tuoma Industries, Div. Hebei Sida Industrial Group Co., Ltd. and Chief Operating Officer/General Manager at Identica Holdings Corp.

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Ask Me About:

How can donating vehicles and real estate can benefit both the donor and the recipient organization?

How did the On The Go program come into existence, and what long-term goals do you have for its growth and impact?

What innovative approaches or projects do you see on the horizon for CARS that will continue to transform the way people think about philanthropy and nonprofit support, especially in the areas of transportation solutions and non-traditional donations?