Eric S. Bosman, AICP, is an urban designer, specializing in urban, community, campus, and strategic facility planning with Kimley-Horn in Atlanta, GA. Over the last two decades, he has assisted municipalities, community improvement districts (CIDs), educational systems, and other organizations as a facilitator, planner, designer, and program manager.
Eric’s career has spanned leadership roles in a regional architecture firm; a boutique urban design firm; and a national planning, landscape architecture, and engineering firm. His experience has included the planning and design of educational, office, and healthcare facilities and campuses throughout the Southeast, Texas, and Mexico; implementing a $50-million streetscape and open space program that transformed Midtown Atlanta into one of the Southeast’s most urban walkable districts; and leading the revitalization of numerous Southeastern communities from auto-oriented environments into walkable urban places. As a sought-after leader of interdisciplinary planning, design, and implementation efforts, he combines strategies and tools from planning, landscape architecture, and architecture to create great places and stronger communities.
Almost all of Eric’s professional projects include public involvement sessions to gather community input and feedback as an integral part of the planning and design process. He is an accomplished instructor and regularly conducts professional development seminars on leadership and communication skills, group dynamics, and public engagement.
Eric is Past-President of the Georgia Chapter of the American Planning Association and is a board member of the Georgia Planning Memorial Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Design from Clemson University and a Master of Architecture and Master of Urban and Regional Planning, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.