Ian is a Transportation Planner for AECOM in Franklin, TN. A former TDOT employee, Ian spent six years in TDOT’s NEPA and Long Range Planning Divisions, where he specialized in engagement and transportation facilities assistance for municipalities and counties in the Middle Tennessee region. Ian is also active in Nashville’s Chapter of the Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT), a non-profit focusing on education and networking for planning and transportation enthusiasts in middle Tennessee. Ian holds a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from the University of Memphis and an Environmental Studies BA from Rhodes College. Since his appointment as Professional Development Officer for TAPA in 2022, he manages professional development activities, AICP prep resources, and serves as the CM provider for the Chapter.