I feel most courageous when: I express what I believe, and I stand up for what matters most.
I do what I do because: A grandmother I worked with outside of Lima, Peru, who showed me how small things done with great love can change the world.
As a Consultant, Walter Howell leads client engagements, advises and coaches leaders, and spearheads internal teams to develop solutions and deliverables through research and analysis.
Walter has experience in affordable housing, community development, and microfinance. In addition, he has a passion for youth education and empowerment developed through years of tutoring, youth basketball coaching, and other volunteer efforts. He has researched market opportunities for state-based anti-hunger campaigns, supported community development organizations in sustainability planning and prospectus writing, and led a national non-profit dedicated to childhood health and well-being through a strategic planning process to develop a new transformational bold goal and theory of change.
Before joining Community Wealth Partners, Walter worked with Enterprise Community Partners, a national affordable housing nonprofit, where he managed a $7M federal National Stabilization Program (NSP) grant to provide assistance to communities hurt by the national housing crisis. He has also served as an international public service fellow with Harvard University, through which he spent a year in Palestine providing technical assistance and research support to a microfinance initiative with the United Nations Relief Works Agency based in Jerusalem.
Walter has a B.A. from Harvard University in Government and International Relations.