PMI Lunch and Learn October 9 - The importance of knowing "who is in control of the money?"

PMI Lunch and Learn 18 0926


October 9th, 11:30-1 PM

Learn the importance of knowing "who is in control of the money?"
1. Budgeting for Programs, how to manage money (government funding, etc.); 
2. How to use financial accounting for managing project funding;
3. Strategic planning to determine which projects will be more profitable (using cost-estimation, previous budgets)


Midlands Tech NE Campus
151 Powell Rd, Columbia, SC 29203
Lunch and Registration start@ 11:30
Program 12-1 pm

$15 Members / $20 Non-Members
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If the Money isn’t right, the Project
can’t be right.


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Cynthia Howells 18 0926


CYNTHIA HOWELL is a 1993 graduate of Paine College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration emphasis in Accounting. While at Paine College, she was involved in various organizations, clubs, and played one season of college softball.  She was selected as the chair of the student chapter of INROADS, which allowed students to network with corporate partners and local businesses.

She began her career in accounting as an Accounting Assistant with White Accounting and Bookkeeping in 1993.  In 1994, she became the Full-Charge Bookkeeper at Tindall CPA Firm in which she developed a passion for tax preparation.  In 1998, she worked as a Medicare Auditor with Palmetto GBA until March 2012. After successfully completing the H&R Block tax course in 1999, she began preparing taxes with the company. In 2002, she took a leap of faith and started her own accounting and tax services company, known as Howell Accounting & Tax Service.  She started her business with close relatives, now 19 years later she has a client-base of sole proprietorships, corporations, partnerships and non-profit agencies. 

In April 2008, she earned her Masters of Science degree in Professional Accounting with a concentration in Taxation from Strayer University.

Cynthia is an avid participant with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistant program (VITA). She currently serves as a site coordinator within the program. She also works as an Adjunct Instructor at Benedict College and Claflin University within their School of Business.

Cynthia is the Director of Finance and Administration for Joseph H. Neal Wellness Center, a nonprofit agency that provides health programs for the local community.

She is an active member and current President of National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Columbia Chapter.  She also serves on several committees at both the NABA Regional and National level.

Cynthia is the proud mother of one daughter and one grandson.