I catalyze inclusive, equitable, and strategic climate solutions for regenerative cities of the future.
As an urbanist, artist, speaker, and foresight strategist I founded Regenerative Futurist as a platform for local actions to global climate goals. As Chair of the West Michigan Climate Reality Chapter, a member of DEAL's (Donut Economics Action Lab) Renegade Neighborhood Economists International cohort, an expert contributing to Good Energy Stories, and a member of the White Lake Area Climate Action Coalition.
With over 20 years of community engagement and creative placemaking as an awarded artist and Cofounder of Internationally recognized social impact firm Popuphood, my local economic development and place-based marketing has been recognized by the 2012 & 2013 Venice Biennale, Art Place, The New York Times, NPR, The Street Journal, Forbes, The Atlantic, Huffington Post, and many more. I have delivered Keynotes to prestigious international organizations, and lent expertise to numerous conferences, and global reports.
Prosperity Forest,a West Michigan pilot, wooded 1-acre regenerative prototype, rematriation do-tank, and nature-based futures lab on the shores of Lake Michigan.