Heath Melton, was unanimously confirmed as Chair of the West Houston Association on December 18th, 2019. Melton, who works for the Howard Hughes Corporation has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Master Planned Communities Residential. That means Melton is responsible for the residential development in the Greater Houston region.
“We are excited that Heath will continue to grow one of the most effective advocacy organizations in Houston,” said John S. Moody Sr. Immediate Chairman of the WHA Board of Directors. “He represents a new generation of leadership that understands the how, why, and what’s next in terms of growth.”
Heath Melton joined Howard Hughes Corporation in 2015 as Vice President of Master Planned Communities, Residential, and is responsible for residential development in the award-winning master planned communities of The Woodlands, Bridgeland and The Woodlands Hills.
Prior to joining HHC, Heath was a General Manager for Travisso working for Taylor Morrison, Austin Division. He also worked for Sueba and KB Home in the Houston market. Heath is a West Point Graduate and served in the US Army as a Field Artillery Officer for five years where he deployed to Kosovo and Operation Iraqi Freedom. His notable awards and decorations include a Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device and Air Assault Qualification.
Melton joined the West Houston Association Board in 2016 and was selected to serve on the Executive Committee in 2017. He became the Vice Chair in 2018. “I am honored to lead the West Houston Association as we keep working to make our region more sustainable, resilient and a better place to live, work, and bring up a family,” said Melton.