Alan guides our clients to make informed decisions far upstream of the design process. Working closely with city, corporate and higher education leaders for more than 30 years, he assists clients with long-range plans for their current assets and future investments. Alan is a highly effective meeting facilitator, conducting workshops and visioning sessions for a wide range of stakeholders. By identifying the issues within complex organizations, he successfully leads groups in reaching consensus on their strategic direction. Alan has led planning efforts on numerous convention center projects, including the Austin Convention Center Master Plan and the George R. Brown Convention Center Master Plan. He is a long-time member and frequent lecturer at the Urban Land Institute and former chair of its Urban Development/Mixed Use Council.