Trained as an architect, with 15 years of experience in the public sector and private sector, Joni brings practical knowledge and tested insight to the development process.

During her time at the Metro Nashville Planning Department, Joni was the lead author of Nashville’s Downtown Code, oversaw construction in Urban Design Overlays and Specific Plan zoning districts, and drafted several amendments to the Davidson County zoning code. Her familiarity with Nashville zoning and planning policy is unparalleled.

Joni’s private sector experience includes creating strategies for community engagement, drafting Specific Plan regulations, and guiding developments through the rezoning process.