Move toward what’s NEXT.
We create enthusiasm for the future.
Planning as usual? That’s not really our thing.
Success is what comes from collaboration.
Henry Ford said it best: “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” We’re passionate about helping teams, staff, committees and stakeholders share a sense of purpose and place. From comprehensive planning to integrated visioning to facilitating complex, multi-jurisdictional efforts, we help create more enduring, prosperous and livable communities.
Strategic Planning + Visioning
Comprehensive Planning + Urban Design
Social Media + Web-Based Communication
Community Engagement (in-person + virtual)
This is what passion for community looks like.
Our team is curious, civic-minded and creative.
Our clients say we envision the realm of what’s possible.
We say it’s all in a day’s work.
Jamie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from The Ohio State University and a Master of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia.
Sarah also provides leadership at Planning NEXT for business development and research. Her Jill-of-all-trades orientation is informed by her background as a private sector planner in Boston and Dublin, Ireland as well as her nonprofit advocacy experience. An east coast transplant, she can be found in her free time exploring the region…by foot, bike, and ski!
Sarah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government from Dartmouth College and a Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Mississippi State University and a Master of City and Regional Planning at The Ohio State University.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University and a Master of Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University.
Cyrille holds a Masters in Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada and an undergraduate degree in planning from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and Urban Planning from The University of Toledo and a Masters of Landscape Architecture from The Ohio State University.
Logan holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture at Bowling Green State University.
Jalen holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University.
Our core team has a great support crew to help deliver what’s next.
It’s an honor to share.
Award-winning work makes headlines. While we’re humbled to have won six prestigious awards in nearly as many years, we prefer to celebrate the teams, communities and clients that make our work both professionally lauded and personally rewarding.
Award-winning work led or supported by the planning NEXT team.
2009 APA Hawai’i
Kona Community Development Plan