William M. Howell is both a Certified Financial Planner™ and a Certified Public Accountant. He has more than 25 years of fee-only experience working with investment portfolios totaling over $200 million for individuals, pension plans and non-profit groups.  Bill also has extensive experience working with individuals in all areas of personal financial planning.  In addition, he has served in several executive management positions with Indiana based firms throughout his career. 

Bill is the author of numerous articles and has been quoted on financial management issues in Money MagazineMedical EconomicsIndianapolis MagazineSmartMoney and several newsletters.  He has also conducted seminars and served as both a panelist on a television show, “Ask the Experts”, and as a financial planning expert to the Indianapolis WISH TV news program. 

He is a member of and has held leadership positions in the Indiana CPA Society including the Leadership Cabinet and the Personal Financial Planning Committee.  Bill was an early member of the National Association of Personal Financial Planners (NAPFA) and served as the Midwest Regional Coordinator.  He is a long-time member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and its Personal Financial Planning section.  Bill is a Cornerstone Advisor Council member within the Central Indiana Community Foundation.  He has also served on the board of directors for the Noblesville-based Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County Indiana.  

Bill is an active member and Elder of his church and established an endowment plan which has helped dozens of charitable organizations in the metro area.  He is also an avid landscape photographer.