FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS)
Frank brings more than 25 years of experience in urban and regional planning to FCS, having worked in both the private and public sectors. He has prepared and managed a wide variety of high-quality policy planning and environmental documents, achieving an impressive record of accomplishment in successfully managing projects through the entitlement process. Frank possesses a strong knowledge and understanding of development economics, governing agencies and bureaucratic procedures. He was the Deputy Planning Director for the County of Riverside from 2011 to 2014, managing both the Current Planning and Advanced Planning divisions, respectively. As such, he has reviewed and processed various specific plans and environmental impact reports, managed a wide variety of site-specific projects through the CEQA process, evaluated general plan amendments, zone changes and subdivision requests, prepared and presented reports, and made recommendations to various planning bodies. His thorough knowledge of CEQA and expertise in the principles and practices of urban and regional planning, zoning and subdivision concepts makes him a leader in the industry and a tremendous asset to the FCS team. Frank was appointed to the City of Redlands Climate Action Task Force by the mayor of Redlands. This group was responsible for identifying strategies for the City to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and comply with the requirements of SB 375. Frank earned his B.S. in Community and Regional Planning from Iowa State University.
Urban and Regional planning , Environmental studies