H2O Partners Inc.

260 Addie Roy Road
Suite 150
Austin, TX 78746


d. (512) 731-0911




Austin I

Jo Ann Howard



Experienced President with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Skilled in Government, Team Building, Environmental Awareness, Proposal Writing, and Management. Strong business development professional with a J.D. focused in Insurance Law from University of Texas School of Law; Texas A&M; Abilene Christian University. Former state insurance regulator and former Federal Insurance Administrator at FEMA with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIIP). Jo Ann served on the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine's study committee on Urban Flooding in the United States; has co-authored American Bar Association guide chapters on "Building for Disaster Resilience: Funding Options for Communities" and was named as one of Business Insurance's Elite Women for 2017. She serves on the Executive Board of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Foundation. As President of H2O Partners, Inc., a Woman-Owned Small Business, she is a frequent presenter at federal and state conferences on topics dealing with pre and post disaster topics, including flood insurance. She has received awards for her work with the ASFPM and as a Subject Matter Expert in the legal field for her contributions. Jo Ann has been a member of MENSA for several decades. She values employees and colleagues for their innovations, loyalty and mutual endeavors throughout her career.

Highrise Networks, Inc.

800 S. Figueroa, Suite 925

Los Angeles, CA 90017



(213) 712-9080