Identification Technology Association announces new management under Monument Policy Group

Monument Partner Andrew Howell will serve as President of IdTA

Washington, D.C. – The Identification Technology Association (IdTA) is pleased to announce that Monument Policy Group has been hired to take over management of the trade association, effective November 1. Monument Partner Andrew Howell will serve as President of the organization, which is the leading industry association promoting the use and widespread adoption of biometric, identity management, and cybersecurity technologies.

Andrew Howell brings a unique background to IdTA with nearly 12 years as a partner at Monument supporting the firms marketing innovative technology solutions and emerging technologies. Prior to joining Monument, he served as Vice President of Homeland Security Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

“IdTA is excited about the leadership and breadth of experience Andrew and Monument bring to the association,” said Teresa Wu, Chairman of the Board, “The Board is excited with the new direction we’ve laid out for IdTA, and we look forward to becoming more engaged in Washington, D.C. under the management of Monument.”

The association is the industry leader in promoting the use and wide spread adoption of biometric, identity management, and cybersecurity technologies.

“The Monument team is excited for this partnership,” Andrew Howell noted. He added, “This affiliation complements our robust practice working with coalitions and trade associations as well as our expertise in the security technology and cybersecurity space. We’re delighted that this dynamic group of companies has hired the firm to advance their advocacy agenda in Washington, and look forward to a productive partnership.”


Identification Technology Association (IdTA) is a Washington, D.C. non-profit whose members share a common interest in biometrics, identity management, cyber protection, and mission assurance. IdTA believes that it is essential for government, commercial, and media sectors to maintain awareness of technologies, services, and processes that can secure and improve travel, borders, health care, law enforcement, commercial transactions, and emergency situation management. For more information:

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