William E. Howell, MBA, ASA, CPA/ABV/CFF
Bill is the founder and Principal of Howell Valuation, LLC with over thirty-five years of professional experience. He has performed 500+ 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.
Bill combines his experiences in senior management roles and business valuation to produce defendable conclusions. He has been designated by the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) as a Champion for the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) designation in NH, ME, CT, VT, and MA for professionals who would like to learn more about the ABV credential. In 2012, the AICPA designated him as its National ABV Champion of the Year. Bill has been active with the NH Society of CPA’s as a member of its Board of Directors (2012-2018) and the Chairperson of its Business Valuation Committee (2011-2015). He was also the Chairperson of the Business Valuation Committee for the Maine Society of CPA’s (2013-2016). Bill has spoken on numerous occasions on business valuation and exit strategy planning matters for CPA’s, attorneys, business owners and banks.
Howell Valuation, LLC was formed in 2003. The firm provides a broad range of business appraisal services for family-owned and privately-held companies throughout New England. We have a talented team of professionals with experience in performing numerous valuations for Employee Stock Ownership Plans, estate/gift taxes, buy-sell matters, shareholder disputes, marital dissolution, economic damages and succession planning. Our professional staff has senior management experience, Big Four CPA backgrounds, MBAs, active CPA licenses, and credentials in business valuation by organizations such as the American Institute of CPA’s and the American Society of Appraisers.