Jeffrey A. Rader, FAICP

Working for 26 years at the interface between planning analysis and policy implementation, Jeff Rader is widely+ recognized for integrating comprehensive planning objectives into major decisions in the contemporary life of metropolitan Atlanta. Focusing on infrastructure, environmental and development policy, and engaging business, public interest, and governmental policymakers, Jeff has made essential contributions and is exemplary of a planner assuming direct responsibility for change. In private and public sector roles, and now in elected office, his signature achievement is advancing a clear, inclusive public interest in the region’s approach to overcoming challenges imposed by rapid growth and a changing world. Inducted 2014.