Our Staff

 

Leadership, administration, and communications

 


Calvin Gladney (he/him/his)
President and CEO
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Eric Cova (he/him/his)
Director of Communications
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Helen Hope (she/her)
Communications Manager

Celine Okoh (she/her/hers)
Director of Finance and Administration
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Ronald Lee Thomas (he/him/his)
Administration & Finance

 

Land use and development

 

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Katharine Burgess (she/her/hers)
Vice President, Land Use and Development

Marta Goldsmith
Director, Form-Based Codes Institute
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Jair Lynch
President, LOCUS

Jared Klukas
Associate, Land Use and Development

Jamie Zouras (she/her/hers)
Program Manager, Land Use and Development

 

Economic development

 

Chris Zimmerman
The Hon. Christopher Zimmerman
Vice President, Economic Development
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Becca Buthe (she/her/hers)
Research Analyst
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Martina Guglielmone (she/her/hers)
Economic Development Program Manager
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Jordan Howard
Economic Development Specialist
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Jeri Mintzer
Assistant Vice President, Economic Development
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Michael Rodriguez
Director, Research (visiting)

Transportation and thriving communities

 

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Beth Osborne (she/her/hers)
Director, Transportation for America
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Rayla Bellis (she/her/hers)
Director of Thriving Communities

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Michael Brenneis
Senior Associate, State Smart Transportation Initiative
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Steve Davis
Assistant Vice President, Transportation Strategy
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Abigail Grimminger (she/her)
Communications Associate
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Stephen Coleman Kenny (he/him/his)
Policy Associate, Transportation for America

Chris McCahill
Director, State Smart Transportation Initiative
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Benito Pérez (he/him)
Policy Director, Transportation for America
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Chris Rall (he/him/his)
Outreach Director, Transportation for America
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The Hon. John Robert Smith
Senior Policy Advisor
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Ben Stone (he/him/his)
Director, Arts & Culture
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Anushka Thakkar (she/her/hers)
Program Associate, Thriving Communities
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Ebony Venson (she/her)
Thriving Communities Program Associate