Today's guest is community leader and expert land planner Tina M. Ekblad. Ekblad serves as partner and planning director for Morris-Depew Associates and is responsible for strategic planning to support the firm’s current and long-term goals. Ekblad, a Gulfshore Business 2018 40-under-40 recipient, creatively leverages unique property conditions and locations while maintaining and enhancing the public interest to secure entitlements for private development. In this episode, we discuss how she found her way into this male-dominated field, how musical theater plays a role in her career, and much more.
Gulfshore Business in partnership with Evolve Global present Evolve to Win. For more than 12 years, hosts Heather and Paul Christie have been helping executives and entrepreneurs accelerate change in every aspect of business. Join Heather and Paul for the Evolve To Win show and stay ahead of the game. Heather Christie, who holds a Juris Doctor degree and Certified Speaking Professional designation, practiced law for 10 years and was partner in a Chicago law firm where she concentrated on legislative and regulatory law. Paul Christie is an entrepreneur who has owned multiple businesses in Chicago. He also worked as regional sales manager for Ingersoll. Both Heather and Paul are certified executive and business coaches and co-founded Evolve Global.