Podium Strategies provides financial advisory, business planning, management counseling, and other strategic assistance to diverse constituents. Podium’s platform is three-tiered. From a growth perspective, we work with emerging businesses in need of capital, financial discipline, and operational improvement. Additionally, we focus on restructuring and workout situations that require both financial expertise and communication skills to manage the challenges of a distressed company. Finally, Podium supports attorneys and other parties involved in litigation by combining financial acumen with an understanding of judicial proceedings.
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Howard Konicov, CPA, CIRA
Howard Konicov, Podium’s CEO, is a “nuts and bolts” financial practitioner with several decades of experience working with a national multi-disciplinary accounting and advisory firm. Through his career, Howard has advocated, counseled, and guided senior financial managers through challenging business situations. Howard has also served in interim CFO roles, providing critical communications and services to a diverse group of constituents. Howard is known for his straight-forward and approachable communication style that earns him trust and respect regardless of which side of an assignment he is on.
Howard is a 1984 graduate of the University of Rhode Island and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor.
A husband and father of two adopted children from Colombia, Howard is a three-time Ironman triathlete who has stepped onto the podium more than once. Supporting his passion, he serves on the board of a community-based triathlon club.
To ensure that our clients are as financially fit as possible and are positioned for success. We achieve this through a high-level of communication and by helping to determine how we can best complement existing resources. Whether serving in a role as advisor, analyzer or accountant, we strive to make our clients stronger and their business goals a reality.