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William E. Howell, MBA, ASA, CPA/ABV/CFF
Bill is the founder and Partner of Howell & Livermore, LLC (formerly William E. Howell, LLC), a firm providing professional services in business valuation, litigation support, and management consulting. He has approximately thirty-five years of professional experience and has performed 350+ business valuations of closely held companies across many industries for various purposes. Additionally, his background includes performance in senior management roles with two closely held companies in Chief Executive Officer (non-family manager in a family business) and Chief Financial Officer positions. He previously worked with Coopers & Lybrand as an Audit Manager. Bill is a graduate of Bucknell University and has an MBA in Finance from Boston College.
His professional credentials include a current CPA license, Accreditation in Business Valuation (ABV) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, recognition of being Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation in business valuation from the American Society of Appraisers,. Bill is a Board member of the NH Society of CPA’s and the Chairperson of its Business Valuation Committee. He is also a member of the ME Society of CPA’s and the Chairperson of its Business Valuation Committee. He has been designated by the AICPA as an ABV Champion to be a resource for professionals in NH and ME who would like to learn more about the ABV credential – and was designated by the AICPA as its National ABV Champion of the Year for 2012.
In additional to belonging to several professional organizations, Mr. Howell has spoken on numerous occasions on business valuation and exit strategy planning matters for CPA’s, attorneys, business owners and banks. Bill and his family reside in Stratham, NH.
Cyndi J. Livermore, MBA, CVA
Cyndi is a Partner at Howell & Livermore, LLC. She has significant valuation experience, including several years with a boutique business valuation firm in Dallas, with particular expertise in the areas of complex estate/gift tax matters, ESOPS and family-owned businesses. She has more than 6 years of business valuation experience and in that time has valued more than 300 entities across many different industries. She previously worked in a variety of corporate finance and other positions, including several years with Texas Instruments.
Cyndi has valued business of all sizes, from small, privately held companies to multi-billion dollar enterprises. She is deeply experienced in estate/gift tax matters and has valuable insights into litigation and mediation assignments. She worked for 5 years with a boutique valuation firm in Dallas, Texas performing valuations for estate/gift planning and reporting, mergers/acquisitions, management planning, ESOPS, and so forth. Prior to joining William E. Howell, LLC, she worked as Managing Director of Business Valuations for a Chicago-based firm, where she led valuation engagements for divorce and collaborative law assignments.
Cyndi is a Certified Value Analyst (CVA) with the National Association of Certified Valuators Analysts and a Member of the American Society of Appraisers. She graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from DeVry University as well as a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.
In addition to her duties at H&L, Ms. Livermore serves as the Treasurer of the Town of Bedford, volunteers with the Granite State Child Advocacy Center, and is active with the Manchester Chamber of Commerce plus various professional organizations. Cyndi and her family live in Bedford, where they enjoy boating, antiquing, and home improvement projects.