Cimagaroon Howell is a project management professional skilled in the management and implementation of large-scale infrastructure projects as part of a multi-billion dollar disaster recovery program. He is an expert in navigating environmental, political, staffing, and design complexities to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. He is skilled at the design and development of enterprise solutions to streamline program implementation and reduce administrative expenditures. He has also managed or developed Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and United States Army Corps of Engineers National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) planning and environmental documentation.



Austin, Texas (2016-Present)

Principal at Carbon 12, Inc. Provides Project Management Consulting Services for HUD CDBG-Disaster Recovery, Environmental Consulting and Environmental Services for large and small-scale projects, Business Development for a wide range of Consulting Firms, and Phase I Environmental Assessments for publicly and privately funded projects, firms, and agencies.

Project Manager

HNTB  (2013 – July)  Austin, Texas

Performed project management and construction oversight of infrastructure projects for the Texas GLO Community Development and Revitalization Program. Provided guidance and direction for approximately 2,500 projects in Texas for the $1.5 billion in HUD DR-CDBG funding that was allocated for infrastructure in response to damages associated with Hurricane Ike and Dolly. Oversaw agency coordination, environmental compliance, engineering design, construction, and grant closeout. Performed extensive state and federal agency coordination, stakeholder engagement, comprehensive review, and preparation of environmental review documentation in accordance with HUD’s NEPA process.

Project Manager responsible for design and construction oversight of the Rollover Recreational Area on Bolivar Peninsula. The project consists of a bay side park, gulf side pier, and associated amenities. These amenities will mitigate the loss of fishing recreational opportunities after Rollover Pass is closed. Once completed, the pier will be one of the longest along the Gulf of Mexico.


Whitenton Group, Inc. Environmental Consultants  (2012 – 2013)  San Marcos, TX

Perform protected species habitat evaluations and jurisdictional waters delineations for reports and permit applications related to the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act and other state and federal regulations relevant to natural resources within Texas and Illinois.

Environmental Planner

HNTB  (2009 – 2012)  Austin, Texas Area

Evaluate environmental impacts to biological resources, air, water quality, wetlands, socio-economic resources, and archaeological and cultural resources for Categorical Exclusions (CEs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), and tiered NEPA documents. Engineering and Environmental Project Management for the State of Texas Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Program.


Diverse Planning and Development  (2007 – 2009)  Wimberley, TX

Perform data gathering for due-diligence research on single family, commercial and mixed use projects in Dallas, Fort Worth and central Texas regions. Oil and gas lease negotiation and due diligence for properties in the Marcellus Shale Play, West Virginia. Mapping of data utilizing GIS and graphic software for inclusions in reports and publications.

Field Biologist

SWCA  (2006 – 2007 )  Austin, Texas Area

Environmental surveys for vegetation, endangered species surveys for karst invertebrates, and excavation of karst features.

Instrument Man

Capital Surveying Company, Inc  (1995 – 1997)  Austin, Texas

Perform surveys for property boundaries, large subdivisions, and highways in Central Texas utilizing total station, data collection, and GPS.