Meet the LRG Team
President + CEO
As president and CEO of LRG, Tim leads the firm’s day-to-day management and charts its strategic growth. He also oversees and contributes to event planning, organizational management of the nonprofit associations LRG serves, stakeholder outreach and communication vehicles and initiatives. Tim has 17 years’ experience as an urban planner, leading outreach support for local, state, federal, and nonprofit client and is a nationally recognized expert on redevelopment of former military properties and the role of communities in that process. Tim is also CEO of the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) and also served as the organization’s executive director and deputy director from 2004 to 2007. Credited with guiding ADC’s hundreds of member communities and related organizations through the 2005 Defense Closure and Realignment Commission Base Realignment and Closure process, Tim also nearly tripled ADC’s size and led efforts to fundamentally expand its mission during his decade leading the association. In recent years, Tim spearheaded the development and advocated for passage of a new authority that allows local governments and the military to share public services. Before returning to Washington, D.C. in 2009 to join LRG, Tim was executive director of the New York City Employment & Training Coalition, the city’s leading workforce development association. A Pennsylvania native, Tim has a bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Marta serves as executive director of the Form-Based Codes Institute and works on other client-related assignments. Prior to joining LRG, she was principal at MVG Consulting where she drew on more than 30 years of nonprofit management experience to advise nonprofits on organizational development, strategic planning, program development and project management. She has served as senior adviser to the commissioner of the Public Buildings Service at the General Services Administration (GSA) and as chief operating officer of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), a global nongovernmental organization that advises cities in emerging economies on sustainable transport and urban development projects. Prior to her tenure at GSA and ITDP, Marta worked for more than 20 years at the Urban Land Institute, where she was responsible for a variety of programs including fundraising, international development, public policy research and publications and forums and conferences. Marta has a master’s degree in City Planning from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Indiana University. In her spare time, she rides horses, teaches horseback riding and, as a natural-born itinerant, travels as often as she can.
Assistant Vice President, Finance + Controller
Giulia works with LRG’s executive leadership in identifying and defining its evolving strategic goals in its pursuit to reach its goals in growth within the next three to five years. She has a bachelor’s degree in business management from George Mason University and currently is pursuing a master’s degree in finance from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Before joining LRG, she served as director of finance of Missing Link Communications, Inc. (MLC) where she was responsible for the company’s financial leadership, including accounting, operations, strategic and business development. Prior to joining MLC, she worked at CSC, where she held a financial analyst and program management role, working on a team to implement a new internal system built to analyze financials and improve days sales outstanding. Giulia is a certified fraud examiner and project management professional.
Assistant Vice President
As assistant vice president at the Leonard Resource Group, Inc., Todd implements outreach efforts for local and federal agencies, with a focus on economic development issues, and provides management services for LRG’s association clients. He combines his outreach management skills with the knowledge of a land use attorney to provide outstanding client support based on understanding project goals and managing a team to implement projects on schedule and within budget. In his role as executive director of the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships, an LRG client, Todd is responsible for all aspects of association management, including devising and tracking budgets, overseeing staff, conducing outreach to stakeholders and overseeing membership activities and sponsorship opportunities. He also educates members of the public and the media on public-private partnerships and manages the association’s educational events. Before joining LRG, he served as Chief Operating Officer of the Association of Defense Communities and has continued to work with the organization since it became a client of LRG. Through his management of this association, he became a subject matter expert in the field of military base redevelopment and community-military partnerships. Todd has a bachelor’s degree in political science and a Juris Doctor, both from the University of Florida. Prior to joining ADC, he worked at the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, where he concentrated on state-level BRAC policy matters and land use issues.