Ken Szymanski is chief staff executive for the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association and has been in the housing and community development fields for 40 years, including 29 years in Charlotte. He is involved with many aspects of both market-rate and assisted housing, including development, operations, member education and public policy formation. He has served on numerous local housing-based boards, including the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Coalition for Housing, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, and Charlotte Emergency Housing. His formal training is in city planning, land economics and public administration. He has worked for local governments in San Antonio, Texas, and Toledo, Ohio. He received the “Fair Housing Hero” Award from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee in 2008, is a registered lobbyist in the North Carolina General Assembly and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Bachelor’s in urban geography from SUNY-Albany and master’s in city & regional planning from Western Kentucky University.
Housing, land use, and community development
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