Marshall Howard

Executive Vice President at Waterleaf International LLC


Marshall is responsible for engineering and project management for Waterleaf.  He has over 20 years executive experience in both multiple startup operations and Fortune 500 companies in multiple areas including Operations, Engineering, and Technology Implementation, Business Planning/Budgeting, Finance/M&A, Revenue Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs.

Previously Marshall served as a Vice President at T3 Communications, Inc., a Fort Myers, FL based CLEC and managed services provider. While at T3 he led the deployment of fiber and wireless networks, Operational and Support System (OSS) development, and the build of T3’s Winter Haven data center. His focus on customer service led to T3 reaching a 99% customer satisfaction rating.


Prior to joining T3, Marshall served as VP of Network Technology and Business Development at Cleartel Communications (now part of Birch Communications) where he played a major role in the acquisition and integration of three other CLECs.  Prior to Cleartel, he served as VP of Access Revenue and Cost at Choice One Communications (now part of EarthLink) with responsibility for budgeting, revenue assurance and network planning for a 500 collocation network serving 29 markets. Other significant experience includes managing Talk America’s nationwide UNE-P expansion process as VP of Local Operations and serving as VP of Operations at Con Edison Communications responsible for fiber deployment (now part of Light Tower).

Marshall earned a BS in Physics from Rhodes College, a MSEE from Vanderbilt University, and an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Marketing from Southern Methodist University. Marshall also completed post-graduate work in Finance and Economics at Vanderbilt University.

Outside of work, Marshall is an active member of the Rotary Club of Fort Myers.




Engineers & Scientists