Baltimore, MD – Mahan Rykiel Associates, a Baltimore-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm is pleased to announce the hiring of Nan Rohrer as Director of Strategic Development. Nan will have a dual role of leading business development efforts, and creating a strategic plan that identifies a clear path for business growth by targeting new clients and locations, as well as services that add value for our customers. In order to properly align corporate structure with product delivery, Nan will work directly with each of the teams to maximize product delivery and corporate processes. Because of Nan’s experience in economic development, she will assist on projects related to strategic planning, downtown master planning, and neighborhood revitalization. “We are extremely excited to have Nan join our team. We consider ourselves fortunate to have someone with her talent, experience and enthusiasm as our Strategic Development Director,” commented Richard Jones, President of Mahan Rykiel Associates. Nan added, “This position is a unique opportunity to work with a firm completing diverse projects all around the world, and in my backyard. I am thrilled to augment their growth.”
Prior to joining Mahan Rykiel Associates, Nan worked as Vice President of Economic Development and Planning at the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore for nearly 11 years. Her previous experience included roles with both the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office and Recreation and Parks. She has a broad range of experience in project and fiscal management, business outreach, strategic planning, grant writing and program development. Most recently, Nan has worked with Mahan Rykiel on the Downtown Open Space Plan and is currently working on McKeldin Square. Nan is on the board of the Baltimore Museum of Industry, and also an active volunteer with the House of Ruth and the Pratt Library. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University.