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Me In a Nutshell

I began my education as an architect hoping to one day work on historic buildings. Through the grueling four years of my undergrad experience I came to the realization that I love history, loved buildings, but one course in planning showed me I loved them at the macro level, not micro. After finishing my undergraduate I switched course and completed my graduate work in community and regional planning at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

After graduating I made my way across the U.S. working in various planning departments and even spent some time as an architectural historian in a private firm. I have landed in the Twin Cities, an incredible city to analyze the way in which we build and alter cities. I find my inspiration on long runs through the cities (sometimes with my running companions Stella and Ruby, two very active dogs), observing at ground level neighborhoods and downtown's.