Breakfast With the Mayors: Smart Growth America VP to speak on economics of development patterns

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Breakfast With the Mayors: Smart Growth America VP to speak on economics of development patterns

Event set Aug. 4 with Franklin Mayor Ken Moore, County Mayor Rogers Anderson

It is time once again for Franklin Tomorrow’s quarterly Breakfast With the Mayors, presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners, with special support from the Williamson County Association of Realtors. The event will be Tuesday, Aug. 4.

The event will begin with breakfast at 7 a.m. from Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant and Royal Cup Coffee. Our program will begin at 7:45 a.m. and end at approximately 8:45 a.m. There is no cost to attend Breakfast With the Mayors thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. To register, visit www.planetReg.com/AugustMayorsBreakfast.

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Our speaker on Aug. 4 will be Chris Zimmerman, Smart Growth America’s Vice President for Economic Development, and Director of the Governors’ Institute on Community Design. Much of his work focuses on the economic and fiscal impact of development policies on localities and regions.

Prior to joining Smart Growth America, for two decades Chris was heavily involved in planning, development, and transportation policy in Arlington County, Va., and the greater Washington, D.C., region. This included work as a neighborhood and civic leader, as a planning commissioner, 18 years as a member of the Arlington County Board, and 13 years on the Board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, as well as other regional transportation agencies.

Prior to his service as an elected official, Mr. Zimmerman was Chief Economist at the National Conference of State Legislatures. He holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Economics from The American University.

Additional sponsors for Breakfast With the Mayors series include Williamson Medical Center, Tennessee Equine Hospital, Vanderbilt University Office of Community and Government Relations, Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, Nashville Business Journal, Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant, and Royal Cup Coffee.

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