ABOUT OUR CEO
Adria Buchanan, President and CEO, is an energetic urban warrior with small town values. In addition to her regulatory compliance work for companies like TIME Financial, Health Net, Inc., Flagship Credit Acceptance and CarFinance.com, Inc. she has worked in Bangalore, India, and San Jose, Costa Rica; serves on numerous non-profit boards and continues to research and write about evidenced-based development practices around the world. Her strategies help local governments enhance their participation methods, re-boot stalled working groups and commissions, build capacity and get plans back on track. She values the work so many stakeholders perform to realize the potential of the urban metropolis and created See Spot Run to be an effective partner toward this end. She holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and M.A. from the University of Delaware's Biden School for Public Policy and Administration. She was recently published in the Journal of Planning Theory and Practice.