Dr. Robert A. Howell


Dr. Robert A. Howell is the David T. McLaughlin D'54, T'55 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Business Administration at the Tuck School. He is also Senior Partner of The Howell Group, LLC and co-founder of the Center for Corporate Excellence. He is a leading authority on corporate governance and financial measurement, analysis, reporting, and control practices. His activities span fundamental research in his field, fast conversion to education, and assisting leading-edge organizations effect change.


"Improving Financial Reporting,"Financial Executive, April 2008.

"The CFO: From Controller to Global Strategic Partner,"Financial Executive, April 2006.

Co-author, with W. Sinnett, "Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance: From Project to Sustainability," Financial Executive Research Foundation, November 2005.

Co-author, with C. Graziano and W. Sinnett, "Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Implementation: Practices of Leading Companies," Financial Executive Research Foundation, May 2005.

Co-author, with P. Argenti and K. Beck, "The Strategic Communication Imperative," MIT Sloan Management Review, 46(3), Spring 2005.

Author, "Turn Your Budgeting Process Upside Down," Harvard Business Review, July-August 2004.

:: Harvard Business Review

Faculty, National Association of Corporate Directors' (NACD) Certified Director Institute, responsible for "Scrutinizing Financial Alternatives" module, 2005-present.

Co-Chairman, "Changing the Game (of Business) Forum," Center for Corporate Excellence, Denver, Colorado, November 2006.

:: Center for Corporate Excellence

Faculty Mentor, International Management Teachers Academy (IMTA), Bled, Slovenia, June 2006.


Consultant, Center for Economic Reconstruction and Management Assistance (CERMA), Tbilisi, Georgia (USSR), March and May 2004.

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