Collaborating for the success of communities we serve is a common practice at The Collaborative Firm. Recognizing every client and project is unique, our multi-disciplinary team of professionals work in collaboration to offer customized solutions. The Collaborative Firm’s forward-thinking experts are uniquely qualified and represent diverse backgrounds and disciplines, including extensive experience working in local government and the private sector at policy and executive levels.

Our team is committed to providing optimal client service and we pride ourselves in going the “extra mile” to achieve positive outcomes. We share a passion for building a sustainable future through smart economic growth and community planning in an effort to pave the way for our next generation.


Meet Our Team

Michael Hightower


Gabriela Adarve

Community Engagement Specialist

George Barnes

Senior Consultant Engineer

Brittany Brison


Kenneth Brown

Manager, Community Engagement and Marketing

Danielle Cherry-Hoover

Public Engagement Consultant

Trisha Colpetzer

Manager, Marketing and Communications

Michael Cooper

Contract Compliance Officer

Gregory Gutzwiller

Senior Project Manager

Teresa Hardy

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Katrina Highsmith

Communications and Community Engagement Manager

Brian Hightower

Director of Business Services

Ebony Hillsman

Digital Communications Specialist

Adam Ivory

Manager, Transportation Planning

Kc Krzic

Principal Planner

Al Lane

Senior Economic Development Specialist

Angelita Streeter

Director of Marketing and Communications

James Shelby

Principal Planner Consultant

Kathy Warren

Managing Director

Nichelle Wilson

Manager of Strategic Initiatives

Betty Wood

Document Control Administrator

1514 E. Cleveland Avenue
Suite 82
Atlanta, GA 30344

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