Alan is a planner and urban designer
with a keen interest in placemaking. A baby boomer swimming in a sea of
Gen-Xers and Millennials, he continues to learn, grow, and discover new ways of
looking at urban spaces through different eyes and viewpoints. He has 33+ years
of diverse community development, urban planning, and design experience, with a
particular focus on transit oriented development and public realm design.
Alan joined the Charlotte-Mecklenburg
Planning Department in 2008. He previously served as Senior Development Planner
for the City of Newport, RI. He has also worked in the fields of community and
economic development, urban and park planning, and project management in
Providence, RI, Westerly, RI, and Groton, CT. He received his Bachelor of Arts
degree in Art History from Connecticut College and is a member of the American
Institute of Certified Planners.
- American Institute of Certified Planners
- American Planning Association - NC Chapter
- Urban Land Institute