I live in Atlanta, Georgia. I have AICP certification and CNU accreditation. I work at Historical Concepts, an architecture and planning firm. I am also the President and a founding board member of the Douglas C. Allen Institute for the Study of Cities.

I graduated from Georgia Tech with dual masters degrees in architecture and city and regional planning in May, 2011. I also attended Georgia Tech as an undergraduate and earned a bachelors degree in architecture with a concentration in astrophysics.