Linda S. Howard is the Chief Financial Officer for Florida Municipal Power Agency, a position she was promoted to in September 2018.
Howard joined FMPA as Treasurer in January 2017. Prior to joining FMPA, Howard served as Finance Bureau Chief for the Southwest Florida Water Management District where she managed the accounting, budget and procurement functions. For most of her career, she worked at Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC). Her 25 years at OUC included experience in accounting, auditing and supervisory roles, leading to nine years as the Director of Fiscal Services and then five years as OUC’s Treasurer.
Howard has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and a master’s degree in business administration from UCF. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida and a Certified Treasury Professional.
Howard is active in the Florida Government Finance Officers Association, where she served as President for the 2017-2018 term. In addition, she serves on the Board of the National Association of Black Accountants Greater Orlando Chapter, of which she is a charter member, and she is a member of the Association for Financial Professionals and a member of the Florida Institute of CPAs.