Alex Hutchinson, AICP, is an Economic Development Specialist for Smart Growth America. He works across programs at the intersection of policy and hands-on community level practice. Prior to joining SGA, Alex worked as an Economic Development Officer for the Baltimore Development Corporation, where he focused on public-private partnerships related to downtown redevelopment, neighborhood planning, workforce housing tax credits, adaptive reuse, brown field remediation, mixed-use development, TOD and assistance to small businesses that were impacted by the civil unrest of 2015. In addition to his work in the United States, Alex has lived and worked in Brazil and Colombia where he focused on transportation planning and international development. Alex received his Master’s Degree in Community Planning from the University of Maryland’s Urban Studies and Planning Program with a concentration in Economic Development and Transportation.