Our Staff

Our Staff

UPC has organized an experienced, creative and professional team providing a comprehensive, timely, integrated and cost effective approach for today’s land use issues while working within a varied social, economic and political environment.  This commitment to service and excellence has allowed UPC to achieve an enviable record of success within the professional land planning community.

Laurie

LAURIE TAMURA, PRINCIPAL PLANNER, PRESIDENT

laurie@urbanplanningconcepts.com

Ms. Tamura became the Principal Planner and President of Urban Planning Concepts, Inc. (UPC) in 1989... (read more)

David

DAVID SWENK, PRINCIPAL PLANNER, VICE PRESIDENT 

david@urbanplanningconcepts.com

David has been involved in the profession of environmental analysis for over 17 years, most recently as a Senior Planner for Santa Barbara County Planning and Development prior to coming to Urban Planning Concepts... (read more)

Brian

BRIAN SCHWARTZ, SENIOR PLANNER

brian@urbanplanningconcepts.com

Brian Schwartz is a Senior Planner who joined Urban Planning Concepts in 2004. Brian holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning... (read more)