Cecilia is an Associate Planner specializing in sustainability and community engagement. She enjoys talking to the public to ensure that their innovative spirit and ideas are reflected in their community’s plan. Cecilia believes that public engagement not only allows people to take ownership of their community, but it also helps a community retain its vitality. If residents love where they live, there is little reason to leave.
Cecilia holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Community and Regional Planning from Iowa State University, and an MSc in Advanced Sustainable Design from the University of Edinburgh. She has experience in both the public and private sector of planning, completing internships with both the Village of Schiller Park and Houseal Lavigne Associates.