Allegheny Design Services employee, Mike Howell, earned his Master of Business Administration from West Virginia University, in Morgantown, W. Va., this December.

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Mike Howell, P.E., S.E.

The Executive MBA program at WVU is designed to equip students with the skills needed to give them a competitive edge in business by teaching them to think critically and creatively, analyze and synthesize information, communicate effectively and solve complex programs.  It is ranked number 23 in the nation and is offered both traditionally on campus and online.

“Completing the EMBA program has helped me develop a better sense of what it takes to be successful in business,” Howell said.

Howell works as the Senior Structural Engineer for ADS, located in Morgantown. His responsibilities are comprised of project management and structural design.

He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and has extensive engineering experience as a field engineer, civil engineer and structural engineer.  Howell has served as a branch president for the American Society of Civil Engineers, chairman of the Richmond Joint Engineers’ Council and is currently a member of the ASCE 7-16 Seismic Committee.

ADS is an engineering firm that specializes in structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineering. They provide timely designs for building systems’ engineering.

Howell resides in Morgantown with his wife Lisa and their son and daughter.  When not crunching numbers, he enjoys golf, tennis, kayaking and is a member of the North-South Skirmish Association of Winchester, Va.

To learn more about ADS and to see examples of their work, visit their website.

Mike

Written by Michael Howell, PE, SE, MBA, Senior Structural Engineer, Director Sports & Recreation

mike-howellMike works as the Senior Structural Engineer for ADS. His responsibilities include project management and structural design. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and graduated with a master’s of business administration from West Virginia University in December of 2014. He has extensive engineering experience as a field engineer, a civil engineer and a structural engineer. He has served as a past branch president for the American Society of Civil Engineers and chairman of the Richmond Joint Engineers’ Council. He is a current member of the ASCE 7-16 Seismic Committee and is active in many other professional committees and civic organizations.