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Rising Stars in Multidiscipline Engineering – Takashi M. Makino, CFM

Rising Stars in Multidiscipline Engineering – Takashi M. Makino, CFM

CRS/Flood Mitigation Manager

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN)

Houston, Texas

Takashi Makino has nearly 10 years of experience in hazard mitigation planning and floodplain management.  He began his career in hazard mitigation planning with the City of League City, Texas, where he served as the city’s floodplain management coordinator.  His work ensured that floodplain management projects remained viable options for the city’s grant applications.  Tak also ensured that the city’s storm sewer system remained in compliance with state and federal regulations.  Since joining LAN in 2015 he has been involved in the firm’s CRS projects, including two reverification projects with the City of Houston.


• Halls Bayou Bond Implementation, Grant Administrator

• City of Houston Community Rating System, Project Speciality

• City of San Antonio, CRS Program

• City of Mineral Wells, Task Manager

Public/Professional Service: Texas Floodplain Managers Association (TFMA), Real Men Read Program, Houston Independent School District

Education: BA in Physical Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, MS in Marine Resource Management, Texas A&M University at Galveston

See all of the 2021 Rising Stars here.