Howard is a Managing Director of Veracap M&A International Inc. and Campbell Valuation Partners Limited. He advises business owners and executives on acquisitions, divestitures, private equity financing and shareholder value initiatives. As a member of M&A International., Howard works collaboratively with 600 professionals in 41 countries. In addition, Howard has acted as an expert witness on valuation matters before the courts and serves on the Board of Directors for public and private companies.
Howard holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Concordia University (Governor General's Award, 1988), a Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy from McGill University (Kenneth F. Byrd Prize, 1989) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from McMaster University (D.M. Heddon Gold Medal, 1992). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and the Society of Management Accountants of Canada. Howard holds the designations of Chartered Accountant (Corporate Finance specialist), Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Business Valuator, Certified Public Accountant, Accredited Senior Appraiser, Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Director.
Howard is the author of several books, including Business Valuation; Building Value in Your Company; The Acquisition Value Cycle; Corporate Finance for Canadian Executives; and Selling Your Private Company. Howard is a frequent speaker at conferences throughout North America on the subjects of business valuation, acquisitions and divestitures.
Howard has worked with a broad base of clients, including mid-size and large public and private companies across a wide array of industries, as well as government bodies and regulatory agencies.