Christine is the president & owner of E.B. Howard Consulting, an NYS and SBA certified WBE, which provides project & program non-dilutive funding development services and oversight & accountability evaluation services. E.B. Howard Consulting clients have a common goal to develop, fund, and implement innovative solutions to social, cultural, or environmental issues. These social entrepreneurs, her clients, include various educational agencies, non-profits, and for-profits entities from around the globe.
Christine has 15+ years of experience in the development of non-dilutive funding resources, proposal development, designing evidence-based projects and activities, monitoring the implementation of those projects, evaluation, and providing feedback for continuous program improvement. As an experienced evaluator, she has extensive experience in advising and working with a variety of technical-focused projects that involve applying operational research theory and methodology; developing logic models; and projects that require applying knowledge of mixed-methods research design and analysis.
Christine is an active volunteer and the current Board of Directors Chair for Ten Thousand Villages of Western NY. She is also an active member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) - Buffalo Niagara where she serves on Board of Directors and is currently the President-Elect.
Christine is also an active member of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women's steering committee, "WNY Women Action Coalition" which connects women with the resources they need to reach their full potential and recommends measures to coordinate, consolidate or expand the resources and services available to women in Erie County.
She is a member of Grant Professionals Association (GPA), the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Amherst Chamber of Commerce, the Western NY Venture Association (WNYVA), and New York State Women, Inc.