David is an environmental planner with over 23 years of professional experience in environmental science, impact assessment, urban and regional planning, and GIS spatial analysis applications.

He has prepared all levels of CEQA and NEPA studies for a wide variety of public and private development projects, as well as for planning and policy documents such as Regional Plans, General Plans, Community Plans, and Specific Plans. He is skilled at managing technical studies as well as preparing Initial Studies (ISs) and Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) under the CEQA, and Environmental Assessments (EAs) under the NEPA, including deftly managing the preparation of joint and concurrent CEQA/NEPA documents while addressing the concerns of multiple lead and responsible agencies.

David has managed and contributed to environmental documentation for a wide variety of project types, including mixed-use urban infill developments, hospitals and medical center master plans, land use plans and policy documents, hillside residential subdivisions, water and wastewater infrastructure, bridges/roads and other transportation facilities, and warehouse/logistics centers throughout Southern California.

Key among his portfolio of complex and controversial projects is his leadership of large, high-profile projects including the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)’s Connect SoCal 2024 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS) Program EIR for the six-county SCAG region, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Master Plan Program EIR in Los Angeles County, Back Bay Landing Project EIR in the City of Newport Beach, and 8150 Sunset Boulevard Mixed-Use Project EIR in the Hollywood Community of the City of Los Angeles.

With this multidisciplinary background and breadth of hands-on experience, David is ideally suited to direct large teams of technical experts on high-profile, complex, and controversial projects and programs, with a focus on creative solutions that most efficiently achieve the necessary level of environmental compliance while meeting project objectives and exceeding client expectations.

He is an accredited member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Accredited Professional (AP) for Building Design + Construction (BD+C) through the U.S. Green Building Council.