Meet some of the members of the 2016-2017 LOCUS Steering Committee

As LOCUS begins its 2016-2017 membership year, we would like to introduce you to some of the members of this year’s steering committee.

Our National Steering Committee is comprised of some of the country’s leading real estate developers and investors who help to guide the organization and provide assistance on major policy issues.

LOCUS is proud to add some new faces to this year’s committee and welcome back some familiar ones:

Landryheadshot Doug Landry
Senior Vice President for Land Development,

LOCUS is pleased to announce that Doug Landry has joined this year’s committee. As the Senior Vice President for Land Development at VHB, Mr. Landry develops overall strategic direction and leads implementation of key land development initiatives to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality planning and engineering skills that meet the needs of clients.
ThomasObrien Thomas N. O’Brien
Founding Partner & Managing Director,
The HYM Investment Group

Thomas N. O’ Brien was named the 2016 LOCUS Developer of the Year at this year’s National Leadership Summit for his exceptional leadership in smart growth development. As the current Managing Director and Founding Partner of The HYM Investment Group, Mr. O’ Brien, oversees the managing and leasing of over 9.5 million square feet of mixed-use, commercial, multi-family, transit-oriented, and retail projects around Boson, MA. Read his full biography >>

Carol Naughton
Purpose Built Communities

Carol Naughton, President of Purpose Built Communities, will be a returning member of the LOCUS National Steering Committee. For over 20 years, Ms. Naughton has been a leader in comprehensive community revitalization and currently serves as the primary public spokesperson for Purpose Built Communities at conferences and events around the country. Read her full biography >>

Chris Leinberger
Arcadia Land Co.

Although Mr. Leinberger has stepped down after eight years as LOCUS President, he will continue to lead the organization as an active member of the National Steering Committee. As the founder of LOCUS, Mr. Leinberger has contributed countless research reports on walkable urbanism and helped champion major policy changes. Read his full biography >>

The LOCUS National Steering Committee helps to oversee the growth of the organization and also receives advocacy assistance and tailored advice from our expert staff.

Are you a leading real estate developer or investor who is interested in becoming a LOCUS Steering Committee member? Apply today.