Auburn, ME Harriman, a multi-disciplinary design and engineering firm with offices in Maine, N.H., and Mass., welcomed Katherine Moore and Lily Perkins-High to the firm as urban planners. In their new roles, Moore and Perkins-High will be responsible for contributing to and helping to manage a variety of planning projects, including urban renewal plans, comprehensive master plans, redevelopment strategies, and community visioning.
They will be leading community engagement initiatives, organizing and directing project teams, and managing client relationships.
“We are pleased to welcome Katie and Lily to our expanding urban design and planning studio,” said Steven Cecil, AIA, ASLA, principal of Harriman. “They each bring a commitment to sustainability and environmental policy that supports the needs of many of our municipal and private-sector clients. We are thrilled to add them to our team, and look forward to their contributions.”
Moore’s background providing research, analytic, communications, and event management support to government agencies will be advantageous to her role as urban planner at Harriman. Moore brings over 14 years of experience in economic analysis and regulatory impact assessments, including compiling and synthesizing key findings in written reports; researching and writing fact sheets, background memoranda, industry profiles, newsletter articles, and website content; and managing all aspects of meetings, conferences, and peer review workshops.
She has worked with clients such as U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Perkins-High joins Harriman as an urban planner, bringing significant experience in sustainable neighborhood design, master planning, mixed-use developments, and urban infill, and a strong talent for community engagement. In her new role, She will be responsible for planning and facilitating community participation and workshops for Harriman’s urban design projects.