Experienced planner becomes leader in Design + Planning group – WithersRavenel

Experienced planner becomes leader in Design + Planning group

Experienced planner becomes leader in Design + Planning group

WithersRavenel welcomes Cindy Szwarckop, AICP, as our new Practice Area Lead for Design + Planning.

Cindy is a certified planner with more than 27 years of experience as a local government planner, consultant, residential developer, and company leader. Her background in land development, entitlement, project management, business development, and municipal coordination provides her with broad-based expertise to serve both our public and private sector clients.

As an expert in business and project development, Cindy has helped municipal clients throughout the Carolinas identify opportunities to improve communities. She understands the unique needs of local governments and ensures the delivery of highly successful projects.

“I’m very excited to be joining the WithersRavenel family and the Design & Planning team,” Cindy said. “I look forward to assisting clients and communities, both large and small, across North Carolina and the region.”

Cindy earned a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree with a concentration in physical development from Virginia Tech. She also graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration & political science.

Additionally, Cindy is a member of the North Carolina chapter of the American Planning Association, a board member of the Triangle Community Coalition, and a founding member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Women’s Leadership Initiative.

Cindy has been married to her husband, Andy, for 30 years. They have one daughter, Eryn, who is a recent North Carolina State graduate. In her free time, Cindy enjoys college football, travelling with friends and family, and spending time with her rescue dogs.

Would you like to put Cindy and WithersRavenel’s Design + Planning team to work for you? Contact her at (919) 244-5899 or cszwarckop@withersravenel.com.