L. Andre Humphery
L. Andre Humphery is a communications and public relations professional with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. With a start in external communications and sponsorships at AIM Investments, Mr. Humphery built a foundation in corporate America with partnerships ranging from the Houston Texans, American Red Cross, Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, and the Houston Rockets to mention a few.
With more than 25 years of experience, Andre’s core belief is that the foundation of communications is community. His deep experience has enhanced community building, reaching across diverse populations and stakeholders to achieve common goals.
Prior to joining the City of Missouri City, Andre led the communications team at Houston Community College (HCC) - Central and later joined the administration team—where he worked closely with the chancellor’s office and board members to craft messages sharing HCC’s commitment to education and innovation. Amongst other duties, he served as a primary media contact, garnering coverage for HCC initiatives and events. He was also an instrumental member of a team responsible for spearheading a multifaceted community engagement strategy that resulted in a successful $425 million bond referendum. It delivered more than 40 projects for HCC campuses across the city, which included developing real estate, building state-of-the-art classrooms, retooling workforce programs and more. He was also critical to the HCC Central green space campaign, serving as a liaison between college executives and leaders of Houston philanthropic organizations.
Before joining the City of Missouri City, Director Humphery served in multiple communications roles in academia.
As director of communications for the City of Missouri City, he leads a team responsible for all facets of the city’s communications plans, including media and public relations, MCTV programming and production, community outreach, social media accounts, and internal communications.
A writer, marketer and community outreach practitioner, Andre is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University, with a degree in English and an emphasis in communications. He is a member of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations, the Public Relations Society of America and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.