Jack has worked with people building communities, bring people together to improve our lives.  He knows public finance, laws and regulations, budgets, public hearing processes and most importantly, communicating and listening to everyone to find common ground.


Jack has 25 years of architectural, urban design and city planning experience in Boston, New York City, Dallas, Austin, and my hometown of San Antonio; and

18 years, to present, as a small business owner and investor in residential real estate in historic districts in San Antonio; and

9 years experience, to present, being a stay-at-home-dad for twins who now attend public school.


Project Listings:

Economic Development loans on behalf of the City of San Antonio to investors along the Riverwalk, including the Casino Building and Kangaroo Court

State Capital View Corridor (City of Austin) ordinance to preserve views of key vistas/locations in Austin that eventually became State Law

Annexation (roadway and zoning plan) of the 'Golden Triangle' area of Austin that includes Dell properties bound by Burnet, Hwy 183 and IH35

15th Street Mixed Use / Historic Preservation Plan in Austin

Logan Airport Mater Plan and Operations Management Plan accompanied by the East Boston Neighborhood Plan

Logan Airport Sound Attenuation Project (Winthrop)

Minuteman Bikeway Plan (Boston)

Numerous Brownstone Renovation Projects (South End, Boston)

New York City Department of Corrections Master Facility and Management Plan ($5 million budget)

NYC LaGuardia 'waterside' ferry accessibility plan

Yonkers, NY Downtown Neighborhood Plan

Affordable Housing (Yonkers) (Urban Land Institute Award)

San Antonio Freight Movement Study - Multi-Modal - (in partnership with Texas A&M)

Killeen Belton Bike Plan

San Antonio UTSA Downtown Development Plan (advisor to Provost)

Boerne, Texas Land Use Master Plan

Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization Programs for Southtown (King Williams), Midtown and Deco District

Downtown Strategic Plan allowing, through collaboration, Riverwalk extensions north and south of the downtown area (Tx APA Award)

Economic Development to select developer for the Grand Hyatt Convention Center Hotel

Neighborhood and Community Planning Program creating neighborhood associations and plans as well as community/annexation plans

Dallas Historic Preservation Officer (interim) and Downtown Planner to revitalize many historic and mid-century high rises and smaller significant commercial/residential landmark structures

Conservation Districts created for Lower Greenville, Lakewood, Bishop Arts Neighborhoods in Dallas

Alamo Heights Single Family Residential Standards amendments to prevent 'McMansion' development