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Aaron Arnett is a graduate of Clemson University with a background in design and a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning. Aaron served for five years as the Historic Preservation Planner for the City of Salisbury, North Carolina. Aaron is a skilled presenter having addressed various community interest groups and organizations. Aaron is equally adept at facilitating steering committees and neighborhood groups. Aaron has authored many planning documents and is proficient in GIS analysis and mapping. Aaron has made presentations on Neighborhood Livability at the NC Institute of Government’s Summer Planning Institute and on Historic Preservation Incentives and Local Historic Districts at the Preservation Commission Workshop sponsored by the NC State Historic Preservation Office. Aaron also serves as a commissioner for the City of Greenville’s Design and Preservation Commission.
Tripp Muldrow is an accomplished urban planner with experience covering a broad range of areas in the planning field. Tripp’s particular talents lie in understanding how planning and urban design concepts apply to economic development policies and strategies. He has coordinated commercial corridor business associations, developed and implemented historic preservation policies, and authored downtown market studies, tourism plans, and economic development master planning efforts. Tripp is a skilled public facilitator and talented writer. He is equally comfortable conducting public meetings, facilitating community groups, writing technical reports and distilling complex technical information for general audiences.He has served on the faculty of the South Carolina Mayor’s Institute for Community Design and has been guest lecturer at Clemson University, Pfeiffer University, and the South Carolina Planning Academy. Most recently, Tripp was selected as part of an eighteen person Kellogg Foundation Grant delegation to County Mayo Ireland to study sustainable tourism and community development. Tripp is also committed to his own community where he serves as President-Elect of the South Carolina American Planning Association, a board member of Community Builders (formerly the SC Downtown Development Association), a commissioner for the Greenville Housing Authority, and on the Board of Regents for Leadership Greenville.
Ben Muldrow, a Partner at Arnett Muldrow & Associates, is responsible for all community marketing and branding functions of the Greenville, SC-based urban planning firm. Ben helps communities to develop their brand identity through an open process including public design sessions and collaborative small groups. He has designed new branding and marketing elements for revitalization projects in over 300 communities in Arkansas, Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. The younger, smarter, and more handsome Muldrow is a popular speaker for State Main Street Managers Trainings, Tourism Conferences, and National Main Street Town Meetings.A Greenville native and a graduate of the University of South Carolina, Muldrow was Strategic Branding Manager for NewSouth Communications and Owner of Mudduck Design, an advertising and graphic design company specializing in design for residential home builders, developers, real estate, and support businesses in the firstname.lastname@example.orgFacebook Linked In Twitter Blog
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Tee Coker is an urban planner who has managed or contributed to Arnett Muldrow projects in fourteen states. These projects include downtown market studies, wayfinding plans, branding and marketing exercises, historic preservation plans, downtown and neighborhood master plans, corridor studies, and rural tourism initiatives.Tee is a gifted writer whose academic background provides him the ability to synthesize information and provide concise analyses of complex situations. He is also a skilled facilitator, interviewer, and speaker who enjoys workshops and stakeholder engagement. Tee brings to bear knowledge of current urban planning practices and technologies, and is skilled in Geographic Information System (GIS) software and Adobe graphic design software. Outside of work, Tee is a community volunteer, a member of Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, as well as an avid hiker, weight lifter, and visual artist.