Megan Will has been tapped to be the Cumberland Community Improvement District’s (CID) next Director of Planning & Projects. Megan brings over 20 years of planning experience to the CID. Megan will work and collaborate with internal and external partners to lead and deliver the CID’s portfolio of capital projects and oversee planning studies to identify future projects that further the CID’s work and mission.
“I am thrilled to have Megan join our team,” said Executive Director Kim Menefee. “Megan is the right person to lead our planning efforts as we move forward in the next chapter of advancing a thriving community for Cumberland. Her passion, experience, and leadership will take the Cumberland CID and our team to the next level.”
Megan joined the CID upon returning to Atlanta after a decade of serving as a municipal planner in Florida and Texas. Most recently, Megan was the Director of Planning & Development for the City of Bee Cave, Texas, a suburb of Austin. During her tenure, Megan negotiated entitlements for a variety of place-defining mixed-use developments and managed the city’s engineering, planning, permitting, and code enforcement services. Additionally, Megan has served as a planner for the City of Dripping Springs, TX, and for the Town of Fort Myers Beach, FL. Before working in the public sector, Megan held several senior planner and project manager positions with Atlanta-based engineering firms including Jacobs, Robert and Company, and Draper and Associates.
Megan has a Bachelor of Arts in Historic Preservation from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA, and a Master of City and Regional Planning from Georgia Institute of Technology. Megan attended Pope High School and swam with the Stingrays Swim Team while living in East Cobb as a teenager. She and her husband Christian have two school-aged children, Julia and Henry.