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worked in financial analysis and international treasury at several major corporations including Xerox, Digital Equipment, and Abt Associates. For the past fourteen years Mr. Howard has been president and principal consultant of Advansa International, a consulting firm which he founded. In that capacity, he has prepared business plans and provided advisory services to emerging businesses throughout greater Boston. Mr. Howard has also been a consultant on international development projects and private equity transactions in Ghana and other emerging markets. Mr. Howard speaks Spanish and has reading knowledge of Portuguese. Mr Howard is also a connector at Boston World Partnerships.

Past and current engagements include:

  • Preparation of business plan for sea salt importer in Boston, developing the financial model and rewriting the narrative.
  • Preparation of business plan for a Dorchester, MA retailer. The plan included a marketing plan, financial analysis, and recommendations for future growth.
  • Lead valuation analysis for privatizations of state owned enterprises in Ghana and Sierra Leone.
  • Part-time CFO for early stage B2B and B2C e-commerce venture targeting emerging markets

Darnley Howard
Advisory Board Member

Darnley Howard is a management and business development consultant with over 15 years of experience in assisting small businesses, and in economic development. He holds a B.S. in finance and multinational enterprise from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in finance and international business from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Mr. Howard has