Andrew Howard is a Consulting Partner with MEA, focusing on Executive Search for clients in the Urban Planning and Transportation sectors. He is also a member of MEA’s Consulting Team for Organizational Development. Andrew is a seasoned urban planner with 17 years of experience in transportation and land development planning and design. His strong background working with land development professionals and community leaders provides MEA clients with an extensive national network of the top thinkers and executives providing unique perspective and point of view. In addition to his consulting work with MEA, Andrew is founder of Team Better Block, LLC, where he helps communities develop and organize their economic assets to build productive, resilient relationships across the public, private, and civil sectors. Now being used in over 150 cities and three nations, Better Block demonstrates how temporary sustainability improvements to a single city block can build momentum for long-term financial, social and environmental advancements.
Andrew is also a Loeb Fellow of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and an international public speaker. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, past Texas Bicycle Coalition Advocate of the Year, Golden Lion Award winner at the Venice Biennale and mentor to at-risk youth in West Dallas.