Leigh Ann Howe


Leigh Ann Howe joined Applied Marketing, as managing partner, in 2004. Ms. Howe has over 25 years of industry intelligence, target market analysis, company research, and database management experience serving economic development organizations and foreign investment clients. Ms. Howe directs overall business operations for Applied Marketing. Prior to joining Applied Marketing Sciences, Ms. Howe served as Chief Operations Officer of Whittaker Associates, Inc, an economic development consultant firm, where she directed the research operations and led numerous economic development projects.

Ms. Howe graduated, with honors, from Ball State University. She left Ball State with a degree in Marketing and earned her Masters of Business Administration, from Michigan State University. She is active in the International Economic Development Council, the Southern Economic Development Council, and the Mid America Economic Development Council.