Connie is a Principal and practice leader in open space economics at HR&A Advisors, an economic and real estate consultancy with more than three decades of experience contributing to planning and development of urban open spaces. With a background in planning, economic development, and downtown revitalization, Connie is inspired by the ability of public space and civic investments to create public-private partnerships and strengthen communities. Connie holds a Master in City Planning from MIT and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania. Connie serves as the Managing Principal of the Los Angeles office of HR&A.