Ben is a planner and facilitator who works across policy and physical placemaking realms to help craft healthy environments where people can have useful and memorable experiences. With over a dozen years of professional experience focused on the West Coast and Pacific Northwest and in rural areas, he has worked with public, private, and tribal communities to envision and implement steps towards revitalization and livability for people of all backgrounds.
Dedicated to robust, understandable ideas, Ben strives to make complex planning and operations strategies easy for all partners. Ben has forged strong relationships with clients and communities, leading engagement and outreach with communities of various scales, from Winters, CA, to Seattle, WA.
He also supports project management, conceptualizing street and mobility designs, and analyzing and improving existing access conditions to develop plans that support community sustainability goals.
Master of Science, Urban, and Regional Planning, Portland State University
Bachelor of Science, Industrial and Interactive Design, Syracuse University
American Institute of Certified Planners