A native of East Tennessee, Jeremy has been employed with the City of Alcoa since November of 2001. He holds both undergraduate and professional postgraduate degrees from the University of Tennessee. In 1999 Jeremy received a Bachelor of Science in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design, minoring also in Business Administration, and in 2001 received a Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning. Concentrations of study included land use planning and real estate development. Jeremy is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and holds a Tennessee Real Estate license. Jeremy serves as the directing staff to the Alcoa Municipal/Regional Planning Commission, the Alcoa Board of Zoning Appeals and the Alcoa Tree Board. He also provides technical planning advisement to the Alcoa Board of Commissioners. Jeremy has represented the City in a variety of board appointments and chairmanships, and is an alumni of Leadership Blount. Jeremy’s work is comprehensive in nature and focuses on planning and implementation strategies for achieving the City’s long and short pallrange development goals. Jeremy, alongside other City staff, which included the project team, was the City’s lead for development of the Springbrook Farm Master/Vision Plan for Redevelopment of the former Alcoa West Plant site. The staff focus is now on implementation of this plan.