Alan Colyer is a principal and design director at Gensler. A highly effective meeting facilitator, Alan conducts workshops and visioning sessions for a wide range of civic, education and corporate stakeholders, helping clients make strategic decisions far upstream of the design process. Alan was the senior planner for the George Bush Presidential Library Complex at Texas A&M University and at the request of the President and First Lady Barbara Bush, designed their Presidential burial memorial. Following tours of duty in both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army, Alan attended Texas A&M University and is the recipient of its 2003 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Alan is a long time member and frequent lecturer for SCUP and is a member and former chair of the Urban Development/Mixed Use Council for ULI.