Kevin Howell: Trainer and business development consultant

Kevin Howell.

Howell possesses strong international business, financial management, business strategy development and analytical expertise. He has combined these skills with his passion to help businesses grow to form Anchor Strategy Group. Anchor’s mandate is to help private businesses and governments to develop and navigate the nuances of changing and competitive global market places.

Over the last five years, Howell has worked with several business owners and government clients in strategy development, project management and training.

Prior to Anchor Strategy Group, Kevin worked with two of the “Big Four” accounting firms in various capacities. He was a senior auditor at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and a manager in the Mergers Acquisition Group at Ernst & Young.

His role at Ernst and Young afforded him the opportunity to work with Fortune 500 companies, and expanded his knowledge of the health care, information technology, manufacturing and consumer products industries.

Before starting Anchor, Howell worked at Broadridge Financial Solutions, a $2.0 billion publicly-traded firm, where he worked as a senior director of business development developing various types of financial models and analyses to support the assessment of acquisition and alliance opportunities.

Howell holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica in accounting and economics. He completed the United Kingdom-based Certified Public Accountants examination and then completed a Master of Business Administration in finance and accounting from the Simon School of Business, University of Rochester, in 2005.

Howell has led training for small businesses throughout several city and economic development corporations, such as Harlem Business Alliance, New York City Small Business Services, New York Business Solutions Center, Project Enterprise, SOBRO, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Brooklyn Economic Development Corporations and Washington Heights BID.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

Jamaica

EDUCATION:

University of Rochester, MBA

OCCUPATION:

Anchor Strategy Group, managing director

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