MAITLAND, Fla. (April 4, 2019) – Neel-Schaffer, Inc., is pleased to announce that Ginger Hoke, PLA, has joined the firm and will serve as a Senior Project Manager in the firm’s Complete Communities Group.
Based in the firm’s office in Sanford, Florida, Hoke has nearly 30 years of experience in multi-modal planning, bicycle and pedestrian planning and design, community visioning, project identification, concept development, and grant writing. She provides a planning approach that is integrated with stakeholder and public outreach to develop buildable projects that will serve the public and promote economic development.
The Complete Communities Group is a firm-wide collaboration aimed at bringing expert engineers and planners from different specialties in the firm under one umbrella to develop multi-disciplinary solutions to complex community problems.
“We are excited to have Ginger joining the Neel-Schaffer family, and to launch our Complete Communities Group,” said Rosemary Aldridge, PE, Senior Vice President for Neel-Schaffer’s Florida operations. “Ginger’s experience in multi-modal planning is a perfect fit for our Complete Communities Group, which focuses on developing, funding and implementing master plans for local governments.”
Hoke is the former owner of Hoke Design, Inc., a firm that provided trails, Safe Routes to School, and planning services for many Central Florida cities, counties, TPO/MPO agencies, and Regional Planning Councils. She is recognized for her customized approach to each project. She works with stakeholders to develop concepts that meet multiple needs and uses project-specific strategies to communicate ideas and gain project support. In 2017, she received the American Planning Association National Vernon Deines Merit Award for Outstanding Small Town Comprehensive Plan for a project she designed in Webster, Florida.
Hoke holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Landscape Architecture from North Carolina State University.