Economic Development Planner
Josh Eichen joined MAPC in February of 2017. He works on a wide variety of projects with a focus on sustainable economic development. Josh is currently working on the economic development section of the Hanover Master Planning process, Norfolk Town Wide Economic Development Plan, Surplus State Property Policy Evaluation, and the Metro Mayors Climate Smart Region Program.
Prior to joining MAPC, Josh worked at the Pratt Center for Community Development in Brooklyn NY supporting communities across New York City in advocating for a sustainable and equitable future. During his time at Pratt Center he managed an ongoing campaign to support the city’s industrial businesses while also making contributions to policy briefings, sector specific reports, and community action plans.
Josh has a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute and bachelor’s degree in Community Development and Applied Economics from the University of Vermont.
Areas of Expertise: Economic Data Analysis, Community Engagement, Industrial Retention, Market Assessment, Stormwater Management, Organic Waste Management.