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GRAEF's Stephanie Hacker and Pat Kressin to Speak at 2016 YP Week

NEWaukee's Young Professional Week, April 23 - 30, 2016

NEWaukee's YP Week is a weeklong platform for discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the key issues that matter among young professionals in Wisconsin. This year, GRAEF is proud to announce that two of our own will lend their expertise and lead conversation that engage and inspire like-minded young professionals.

Stephanie R.A. Hacker, AICP, LEED AP
Milwaukee Speaker Crawl "Urban Planning and Design Aren't Optional"
Tuesday, April 26, 6 - 8 p.m.
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Milwaukee, WI

Stephanie Hacker is the Practice Area leader for GRAEF’s Planning & Urban Design group, and manages a wide range of planning practices including master planning, redevelopment, code review, design guideline development, and land use planning. As a planning practitioner who focuses on urban revitalization and innovative practices, she works collaboratively to foster local investment through community partnerships, visionary thinking, and creative financing.

Pat Kressin, ASLA, LEED AP
East Town Coffee Connection "As Milwaukee Lakefront Develops: A Curated Conversation with Experts"
Thursday, April 28, 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Intercontinental Hotel, Milwaukee, WI

As a Principal in the firm, Pat Kressin has led the GRAEF team on several notable Milwaukee area landmarks and developments. Early in his career, Kressin worked alongside nationally recognized landscape architect, Dan Kiley, to design the Milwaukee Art Museum Cudahy Gardens, followed by Bayshore Town Center, Potawatomi Hotel, O’Donnell Park Sculpture Garden, Drexel Town Square, and now his team has been awarded the Milwaukee Lakefront Gateway Plaza project via a national design competition. Kressin’s unmatched experience on Milwaukee’s lakefront lends him as an expert on the past, present, and future of Milwaukee’s Gateway.

For a full list of YPWeek events, please visit: www.ypweek.com.

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