Published on March 1st, 2016 |0
BeltLine CEO Paul Morris to address Buckhead Business Association
Morris will be the featured speaker March 3 at the Buckhead Business Association’s breakfast meeting.
Trained as a landscape architect and urban planner, Morris has spent his 30-year career in strategic consulting and executive management roles focusing on transportation, urban redevelopment, natural resource management, public parks, and the development of corporate and institutional facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
He has assisted communities across 25 U.S. states and 10 foreign countries, offering hands-on involvement and complex problem solving, political acumen and dispute resolution expertise in more than 400 programs and projects including infrastructure investment, regional growth management, natural resource restoration, brownfield redevelopment, and world heritage site regeneration.
Morris’ work history includes projects in cities as varied as Portland, OR; Detroit, MI; Washington D.C.; Vancouver, British Columbia; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Morris has worked on several projects of national significance, such as the World Trade Center Memorial in New York City, the Columbine High School Memorial in Colorado, and the Oklahoma City National Memorial. He joined Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), in July 2013 as president and CEO.
He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Landscape Architects, serving as national president in 2003. Morris lives in Atlanta and is married with two children.
The BBA’s Thursday breakfast meetings are held at 7:30 a.m. at The City Club of Buckhead, suite 1850 of the office building at 3343 Peachtree Road.
The cost to attend is $10 for members who register in advance and $12 at the door. Guests and visitors pay $20, which includes continental breakfast and free validated self parking. To register in advance, click here