Deborah is a certified planner, urban designer, and architectural associate. She is a skilled designer and project manager in practice for 25 years. Projects include land use plans, infill development plans, housing, retail, commercial and mixed-use projects. Deborah’s approach focuses on improving the public realm to benefit communities, environmental best practices, and meeting the budget and performance criteria. Her work includes town master plans, such as the Forest Park Main Street Plan in Georgia, and affordable housing communities, such as family housing at Fort Riley, Kansas. She assists communities in the siting of major capital investments, such as the Knoxville Convention Center. She has completed master plans for mixed-use projects throughout the nation, such as Southpointe Town Center near Pittsburgh, Cahaba Center in Birmingham, and the Westside Neighborhood Plans, Atlanta, Georgia.