Fred is a senior planner with 39 years of national experience planning and designing urban districts, corridors, neighborhoods, central business districts, master planned communities, and mixed-use developments. He also has national experience planning for repurposing brownfields, military bases, and former industrial sites.
Fred leads complex master planning processes that promote collaboration between the client, interdisciplinary professionals and diverse interest groups to achieve beneficial outcomes for multiple stakeholders. Fred works closely with private, public, institutional, and non-profit clients to understand their project measures of success and creates a planning process to achieve their goals. His projects are based on strong planning and design ideas, concepts, and best practices that utilize the latest technology for analysis, illustration, communication, and public engagement.
Fred holds a Master in City Planning and a Master of Science in Architectural Studies from MIT, and a Bachelor of Science in Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a frequent presenter at national planning and development conferences including the Urban Land Institute and American Planning Association and co-taught an urban planning studio at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Fred is also a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners, one of the planning profession’s highest honors.