Will Lead New Consulting/Coaching Division for Remodelers Advantage
NOVEMBER 2017 — LINTHICUM, MD – Remodelers Advantage, the remodeling industry’s most comprehensive support and training organization for remodeling business owners, has hired Doug Howard as Director of Consulting.
Howard is an entrepreneur, government official and small business consultant with more than 25 years of experience in leading organizations and assisting his client
“We are so excited to have Doug on board with us,” said Victoria Downing, President of Remodelers Advantage. “Doug’s experience in working with small and medium-sized businesses is going to be a huge benefit for our new and existing members,” said Downing.
While Howard will continue to work with members as a Roundtables Group Facilitator, his main role with Remodelers Advantage will be to launch and oversee the firm’s new Consulting and Coaching Division.
“In our Roundtables meetings, our members get great advice and make commitments to change their businesses, but many then come to us and ask where to go for consulting and coaching,” said Downing. “Doug will be awesome at working with these businesses on improving their operational and financial performance and then helping them execute strategies to implement those plans.” She continued.
In addition to his business endeavors, Howard has extensive experience as a local government leader. Howard is in his second term as County Commissioner in District 5 of Carroll County, MD where he has also served on the boards of the Department of Social Services, the Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Education, and many others.
Howard owned and served as President of BDG Entrepreneurial Services from 1998 through 2015, providing accounting, tax and consulting services to small businesses with offices in four states. Most recently Howard founded Growth Team Strategies in 2012 and continued to serve as the President of this organization until October, 2017 when he joined Remodelers Advantage.