Assuanta Howard is the CEO and President of Asta Publications, LLC, a publishing company located in Atlanta, Georgia, and New York, New York. She started the company in 2004 and has helped hundreds of authors turn their manuscripts into published books. Ms. Howard is also the CEO of the Institue for Entrepreneurial thought, and educational and training company that works with start-up, early-stage, and high growth businesses. The Institute was established in 2015. In addition, to running the day-to-day operations of Asta Publications and the Institue for Entrepreneurial Thought she serves as the Educational Services Director of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program located at LaGuardia Community College, in New York. She is responsible for the implementation and delivery of the curriculum, business support services, and alumni services. Ms. Howard has worked for over 20 years in the City University of New York system with the Adult Continuing Education Division. Prior to starting her business, Ms. Howard was the Director of Continuing Education at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia and was the Director of Corporate Education and Workforce Development at The City College of New York. Mes. Howard is a published author of several books. She has a Master of Science degree in Adult Education and Human Resources Development from Fordham University and currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Leadership and Organizational Change.