Career Growth for Planners at All Levels

APA Georgia Chapter


Wednesday, September 27, 2017
4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. CDT

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This moderator-led panel discussion will shed insight into the possible evolution of a planner's career. The conversation will center on the experiences and career -growth decision points of severalplanners at a variety of experience levels representing a broad cross-section of sub-disciplines.


Thomas Walsh

Confirmed Speaker

Thomas H. Walsh, PLA, a Founding Principal at TSW, has 40 years of experience as a planner and designer throughout the United States. His extensive design and planning background includes designing downtown and corridor areas, parks and recreation projects, and college and university projects. Prior to joining TSW in 1998 ... Read More

Carlos Perez

Confirmed Speaker

Carlos F. Perez is the president of Perez Planning + Design, a research based planning and design firm that specializes on the development of parks, open space, and recreation system master plans, park master plans, and active transportation plans and facility designs. Carlos has consulted with over 40 cities throughout the ... Read More

Cristina Pastore, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Cristina is a Transportation Planner and Traffic Engineer with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. where she manages a wide range of projects for a diverse group of clients. Cristina graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering and from Georgia Tech with a dual Masters degree ... Read More

Stan Reecy

Confirmed Speaker

A graduate of Florida State University's Master in Urban and Regional Planning program, Stan began his career in planning with the Georgia Department of Transportation's Office of Planning, where he worked as a liaison with Metropolitan Planning Organizations, in addition to further developing the Georgia Statewide Freight and ... Read More

Brianna Rindge

Confirmed Speaker

Born and raised in Charleston, SC, Brianna moved to Atlanta in 2009 to attend Georgia Tech, where she completed her bachelors in Architecture, certificate in Land Development, and masters in City & Regional Planning. Brianna is currently the Senior Planner and GIS manager for the City of Doraville. She attained AICP ... Read More

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