Congratulations to Woody, David, Rebekah, Alex, Lionel, and Sarah! TSW recently promoted Ben Woodrow Giles, David Lintott, and Rebekah Calvert to Senior Associate and Alex Fite-Wassilak, Lionel Johnson, and Sarah McColley to Associate. For more information, read the announcements below:
Ben Woodrow Giles, AICP, LEED AP (Woody), is a community planner who joined TSW in 2008. His areas of expertise include community outreach, mapping, campus space analysis, and land use planning. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Wake Forest University and a Master of City and Regional Planning from Georgia Tech. He is an active member of the American Planning Association, the Congress for the New Urbanism, and the Society for College and University Planning. Woody lives downtown.
Rebekah Calvert, AICP, LEED AP, joined TSW in 2004 as a community planner. She specializes in town center planning, design guidelines development, and community engagement. She also manages marketing responsibilities for the firm. Rebekah earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Georgia and a Master of City Planning degree from Georgia Tech. She is a member of the American Planning Association and works in the firm’s Denver office.
David Lintott, LEED AP, joined TSW in 2004, and works in the firm’s Landscape Architecture and Community Planning Studios. He also manages the firm’s IT systems. He specializes in resort tourism planning and design in Latin America and the Caribbean. David earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University and is a member of the Congress for the New Urbanism. He lives in Candler Park.
Alex Fite-Wassilak, LEED BD+C is a community planner and architectural intern who joined TSW in 2014. With expertise in zoning codes, overlay districts, urban design and community planning, Alex has worked on several projects, including the North Buckhead Master Plan, the Clarkston Comprehensive Plan, the City of Perry’s Form-based Code, and the Cherokee Street Corridor Gateway for the City of Kennesaw. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, the American Planning Association, and the Georgia Planning Association, in addition to serving on the Board of the Atlanta Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brown University and his Master of Architecture and Master of City and Regional Planning from Georgia Tech. He lives in the Old Fourth Ward.
Lionel L.W. Johnson, AIA, AICP, RA, LEED BD+C is a registered architect and certified planner who focuses on green building strategies and innovative design techniques that work within local contexts. Johnson has worked on planning projects in North America, South America, the Caribbean, and China, including Las Catalinas in Costa Rica. He has also worked on various architectural projects such as the City of Suwanee Police Substation and other residential projects. He joined TSW in 2009 and earned both a Bachelor and Master of Architecture at Andrews University. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, and USGBC. He lives in East Atlanta.
Sarah McColley, AICP, is a planner and landscape designer who joined TSW in 2013 and specializes in urban design, particularly parks and greenspace design. Among the TSW projects she has worked on are the South Downtown Transit Station Enhancements Plan and the Gulf Shores, Alabama, Public Beach Master Plan. She earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Ball State University and a Master of City and Regional Planning from Georgia Tech. Sarah is a member of the American Planning Association and an associate member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. She lives in Midtown.