Aaron Engstrom Promoted To Project Manager
Solimar Research Group
Aaron Engstrom has been promoted to Research Associate/Project Manager and Jessica Daniels has been selected as the 2007 Solimar Fellow at Solimar Research Group (www.solimar.org), a land use research and policy firm based in Ventura, California.
"We are thrilled by Aaron's promotion and Jessica's arrival," said Solimar president William Fulton. "We expect them both to make an important contribution to Solimar's ongoing effort to help shape policies on infill development and land conservation throughout California and the West."
Ms. Daniels is graduating from Cornell University with a Masters of Regional Planning this month. A native of the Atlanta area, she holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Montana and previously worked for the Livable Communities Coalition in Atlanta.
Mr. Engstrom joined Solimar as a Research Analyst in 2005. A native of Laguna Beach, he holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from California State University. At Solimar, he has worked on a wide range of projects, including a major travel behavior research effort in Los Angeles's South Bay area, economic feasibilities analyses on land-use policies throughout Southern California, a market demand survey for Ventura College, and the 2005 edition of the well-known textbook Guide to California Planning.
Founded in 2000, Solimar is one of the nation's leading land-use research and policy consulting firms. Current projects include:
• Travel behavior analysis and infill development policy strategies for the South Bay Cities Council of Governments (Torrance/Redondo Beach, California)
• Creation of GIS-based tools to identify infill development potential for the City of Los Angeles.
• Transferable development rights policy analyses in Santa Barbara County, California; the City of South Lake Tahoe, California; and Gallatin County, Montana.
• Economic development strategies for the cities of Fillmore, California, and Lawndale, California, under a contract from the Southern California Association of Governments
• Creation of a new method of modeling the impacts of infrastructure projects for the Keston Institute for Infrastructure at the University of Southern California.
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Solimar Research Group
35 S. Ventura Ave.
Posted May 21, 2007
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