Andy Meador, CAMT, is the Vice President-Director of Capital Projects with McDowell Properties, a real estate investment firm based in Plano, Texas. McDowell is a leading multifamily operating company in the United States that acquires and repositions multifamily investments across the country. Joining their team in 2008, Andy coordinates the activity of McDowell's Construction Management Team that is responsible for evaluating potential acquisitions and renovating its 21,000 unit investment portfolio. Andy has been affiliated with the apartment industry for 31 years. He is a faculty member of the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI); a Certified Pool Operator Instructor for the National Swimming Pool Foundation, a proctor for the CFC certification exam, and also instructs portions of the NAAEI CAPS and CAM credential programs. Over the years, Andy has served on the Membership, Education, and Special Events Committees; and served as a Board Member on the Triangle Apartment Association Education Foundation (TAAEF). Andy earned his Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) credential 22 years ago, as part of TAA's first graduating CAMT class!