on January 24, 2017 / by Downtown Dallas Inc. / in Blog Posts, DDI News
Downtown Dallas, Inc. Welcomes New Hire Jacob Browning
New role to manage and influence Downtown planning initiatives
January 24, 2017 – Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) warmly welcomes Jacob Browning to its team as Manager of Urban Planning. In this position, Browning will develop policy guidelines and recommendations for enhancement and activation of the public realm in Downtown, as well as helping stakeholders navigate City Hall regulations and processes. Through his work, Browning will help shape the future of Downtown, ensuring new developments are planned in a holistic manner.
In addition to holding a Bachelor of Science in International Economics from Texas Christian University and a Master in Urban Planning from Texas A&M University, Browning has over ten years of work experience in the field of city planning. Before joining DDI, he worked as Community Engagement Liaison for the City of Fort Worth, Planner for the Fort Worth Police Department, and Senior Planner for the City of Austin.
“As DDI continues to grow its capacity, adding talented team members is essential to meet the needs of members, PID stakeholders, and the community. Jacob’s expertise in planning, coupled with his experience and passion for engaging the community through the planning process, will help guide Downtown into the future,” said Dustin Bullard, DDI’s Vice President of Public Space and Design.
“I am honored to become part of the amazingly talented team at DDI, and to contribute to their successful, long-term endeavors in making Downtown Dallas a rich and vibrant urban center. As DDI continues to support the dynamic growth and development of Downtown Dallas, I hope to, in this new role, help bring about the brightest future possible for Downtown,” added Browning.
About Downtown Dallas, Inc.
Downtown Dallas, Inc. is the primary advocate, champion, and steward for Downtown, effecting change by developing strategies, setting targets, and mobilizing resources that:
- Stimulate a vibrant and sustainable Downtown environment
- Improve infrastructure
- Enhance economic competitiveness
- Create a culturally inclusive urban center
- Position the area as a global destination
Our program areas include: public safety; capital improvements; maintenance; economic development; public policy; planning/transportation; and marketing. For more information, visit www.DowntownDallas.com.
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