Fuss & O’Neill has hired Arnold Robinson as its Regional Director of Planning based out of Providence, RI. Arnold joins the firm after 30 years working in the fields of community planning, historic preservation and rehabilitation, education, and urban design. Most recently, Arnold served as Associate Dean for Community Engagement at Roger Williams University. Arnold’s role at Fuss & O’Neill will include community planning, public process design and facilitation, historic building preservation, and public engagement consulting.
Arnold’s diverse expertise includes master planning, feasibility analysis, multidisciplinary project collaboration, site design, public process facilitation, regulatory permitting, historic rehabilitation project design, bidding, and construction administration. At Fuss & O’Neill, he is excited to continue to deliver high-value products and services the company’s clients: “Fuss & O’Neill is on the leading edge of climate change resiliency and this is a unique opportunity to engage decision makers and citizens who are directly impacted by climate change. I’m excited to work with such a talented team from diverse disciplines to bridge the gap of connecting technical experts with decision makers and citizens to help make communities more resilient.”
Arnold will report to Shawn Martin, PE, who manages the Providence, RI office at Fuss & O’Neill. “I’m pleased to welcome Arnold to our team. His diverse and extensive background in planning and historic preservation, coupled with his great passion for public outreach and community engagement, positions Fuss & O’Neill as a leader in community planning, particularly in the field of climate resiliency.”
Fuss & O’Neill’s experience includes transportation planning, master planning for colleges and universities, land development, and comprehensive climate change resiliency plans for communities throughout New England.