NEA Design Director Moving On

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Design Director Jeff Speck

Design Director Jeff Speck. Photo by Kevin Allen.

After four years, NEA Design Director Jeff Speck returns to private practice as a city planner. Chairman Gioia lauded Speck as "a creative visionary and a pragmatic entrepreneur. We wish him great success -- and don't doubt he'll achieve it." Speck oversaw the successful creation of the NEA's Governors' Institute on Regional Design -- modeled on the agency's 20-year-old Mayors' Institute on City Design -- to aid governors with design issues.