Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (July 1, 2019) – Steven E. Howell, CPA, DABFA joins the Board of Directors for Abilities First. Abilities First is a nonprofit organization serving the needs of over 1,400 children and adults with developmental disabilities through educational, vocational, residential, The acquisition of certain skills required for a self-sufficient life. and family support services in the Hudson Valley.
“We are honored and pleased to have Steven Howell join our Board of Directors. Steve has an exceptional history of impact leadership to nonprofits in the region and we look forward to his contributions as the organization continues to grow and reach further in the Hudson Valley region,” said Abilities First President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Jeffery Fox.
Howell is a partner with RBT CPAs, LLP, a full-service accounting and consulting firm with over 45 years of experience in the Hudson Valley region. Howell serves in the manufacturing, wholesale, retail and distribution industry practice of the firm, where he is a specialist in corporate accounting, corporate tax planning, projection and budget implementation, succession planning and banking and investment relationship building. A resident of Orange County, Howell maintains an extensive background in regional professional, industry and community affiliations, including United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region, The Council of Industry, Newburgh Rotary Club, amongst others.
“I am very honored to serve on the board of Abilities First. This organization is so vital to our community and plays such a critical role in the lives of so many of our friends and neighbors,” said Howell.