About Us at Frugal Senior®

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the creators of Frugal Seniorto you.

John has been an entrepreneur most of his business career. He has founded and managed several successful businesses.

Linda has been "the wind beneath his wings". She is a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was an outstanding elementary school teacher.  She retired from teaching in 2000 and enjoyed being a tour guide until she retired for good in 2013.

John V. W. Howe

Born - 1943, Kingston, Jamaica, Naturalized U.S. Citizen
Education - B.S. Physics and Mathematics, Texas A&I University
Career: 1965 - 67 U. S. Army Signal Corps. Ft. Monmouth, NJ - final rank of captain
1976 - 69 Humble Oil and Refining Company, Houston, TX systems analyst/programmer, section head, systems team leader
1969 - 71 Omnis Corporation, Dallas, TX - Project Manager
1971 - 83 President, South Texas Systems, Inc., Kingsville, TX
1983 - Present President of John Howe, Inc.
1978 - 97 President, Criterion Plastics, Inc., Kingsville, TX
1998- 2009 Kodiak Thermal Technologies, Inc. - Various Executive Positions rising to CEO

2010 - 2012 Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technical Officer, Intelligent Thermal Solutions, LLC

2013 - Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technical Officer, Sustainable Thermal Packaging, LLC

2015 - Chief Technical Officer, Sustainable Thermal Packaging, LLC

Hobbies - Kayaking, river tubing, and fly fishing
Inventor - Holds U. S. patent number 5631641

Internet Career ...

Published Boomer eZine, monthly online magazine, with wife, Linda. 2006 - 2009
Author of over 100 articles on the Internet
Has built over 40 websites
Maintains multiple affiliate relationships.

Linda Anderson Howe

Born - 1946 Corinth, Mississippi
Education - B. S. Elementary Education, English minor, Texas A & I University
Career: 1966 - 67 Teacher, Tinton Falls, NJ
1967 - 68 - Interviewer, Texas Employment Commission
1971 - 73 - Santa Gertrudis Breeders Int'l - Manager, Pedigree Records
1973 - 75 - Executive Assistant, John B. Armstrong, Rancher
1975 - 87 - Mother, wife, community volunteer
1987 - 2000 - Elementary Teacher, Kingsville, TX
2000 - 2103 - Tour Guide, King Ranch, Inc. Tourism Department

2013 - Present Retired


Married for over 49 years
Three grown children, Five grandchildren
Active in various civic activities including Rotary
Christians and active in Church activities

Statement about our personal ethical standards:

Linda and I are Christians, and we believe in and try to live the "Golden Rule".

John is a Rotarian, and we believe that the Four-Way Test of Rotary is the correct way to conduct business:

1) Is it the truth?
2) Is it fair to all concerned?
3) Will it build good will and better friendships?
4) Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

Thank you for visiting with us at Frugal Senior.