ABOUT ARROW ENGINEERING
This sentiment was exactly the reason Arrow Engineering was founded by Mike Howell in 2016. Arrow Engineering is a structural engineering firm dedicated to serving clients in the residential, commercial, and industrial markets by combining his experience he learned working as a contractor, civil engineer, and structural engineer.
MEET MICHAEL HOWELL
Arrow Engineering Owner
Growing up in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, Mike’s love of construction began at a young age. One summer, Mike helped his dad build a deck on the back of their house, and his passion for building structures grew. The young, aspiring engineer was active with construction mission trips throughout high school and worked with a residential contractor during summers in college.
Mike earned a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s in Business Administration from West Virginia University. His career includes time with the following:
- American Bridge Company of Coraopolis, PA
- McKinney and Company of Ashland, Virginia
- Brockenbrough and Associates of Richmond, VA
- Allegheny Design Services of Morgantown, West Virginia
Mike is an active member and past branch President of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a past chair of the Richmond Joint Engineers Council, a past delegate to the Emerging Leaders Alliance and a past President and current member of the BNI Mountaineer Chapter.
He’s also a professional speaker and lecturer on various construction topics such as Lessons from the Great Builders: What History Teaches Us About Modern Construction’ or ‘Failure: When Engineers Make Mistakes,’ and ‘When Engineers Manage.’
Additionally, he’s an active and past board member of several local organizations such as Pace Enterprises, the Bartlett House, and the Spark Imagination and Science Center. He is a coach in local youth sports and he resides in Morgantown, West Virginia, with his two children.
Mike was interviewd on the ASCE Podcast