Mallory Baches is an urban designer with twenty years experience working at the intersection of urbanism and community development. Mallory is currently the Director of Strategic Development at CNU. Mallory began her career with Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company and was a founder of the firm’s first affiliate, DPZpacific. She is skilled in master-planning, building schematics, code development, urban revitalization, sustainable visioning, and project management. She holds a B-Arch professional degree from the University of Notre Dame and an MSc in Sustainable Urban Development from the University of Oxford, U.K. She is accredited with the American Planning Association (AICP), the U.S. Green Building Council (LEED-AP), and the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU-A). She was named a member of the 2013 Next Urban Vanguard class by Next City, and is a member of the Placemaking Leadership Council of the Project for Public Spaces. She lives in the historic planned city of Savannah, GA.