Downers Grove names new director of community development
The Village of Downers Grove in Illinois recently named Stan Popovich as its new director of community development.
"I am looking forward to working with the community on upcoming projects like the comprehensive plan update and carrying on Downers Grove's balance of tradition and progress," Popovich said.
Popovich has 18 years of public and private sector experience as an urban planner, and historic and preservation planner.
Before being hired by Downers Grove in 2006, Popovich worked nine years at Hardlines Design Company in Columbus, Ohio. He began serving as planning manager for the village in May 2014, and since then has participated in the planning and development of more than 300,000 square feet of new construction in the village.
Popovich holds a master's in city and regional planning from Ohio State University. He is also licensed by the American Institute of Certified Planners