Howard is a Managing Director of Veracap M&A International Inc. and Campbell Valuation Partners Limited. He has helped numerous business owners and executives in maximizing shareholder value through acquisitions, divestitures, private equity financing and corporate growth strategies. In addition, Howard has acted as an expert witness 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. Heldon Gold Medal, 1992). He is a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada and a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Canadian Institute of Business Valuators, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute (Corporate Finance Specialist) and the American Society of Appraisers. Howard also holds the Chartered Director designation.
Howard is the author of The Acquisition Value Cycle, editor of Corporate Finance for Canadain Executives, author of Sellling Your Private Company, Building Value in Your Company, co-author of the Valuation of Business Interests, co-editor of Canadan Valuation Services and has written numerous articles on the subjects of business valuation and corporate finance. Howard is a frequent speaker at conferences throughout North America on the subject of business valuation, acquisitions and divestitures.