As an effective industry Construction Manager, Howard offers strong leadership and guidance to not only the staff of HB&A but to project specific design and construction teams as well. Howard’s valuable influence on projects comes from more than 30 years of extensive field supervision and project management experience in the construction industry. With projects ranging from $1M to $400M in construction and development costs, he has held positions from Carpenter Foreman to General Superintendent to Project and Construction Manager to Business Owner.
Howard began his construction career in 1965 as an apprentice carpenter in Northern CA. Since then, his projects have varied in size, complexity and building type; from a Base Operations Center (BOC) on the North Slope of Alaska to one million square foot distribution centers in California and Kentucky. Howard has managed projects in a dozen states including Hawaii, as well as international locations such as South and Central America, the Galapagos Islands and the Caribbean.
His hands on experience with industry means and methods, from tilt up to high rise cast-inplace concrete to railroad infrastructure and bridges to waste water treatment plants, make him an invaluable resource on any project team. He is well versed in all aspects of cost control and scheduling with a fundamental understanding of software support systems.