#WHM2019: Kindy Kruller

Senior Planner at the Forest Preserves of Cook County, Kindy Kruller, AICP, LEED AP leads planning surveys and studies, assessments, and land use policies for the largest forest preserve district in the United States!

Committed to the development of great, sustainable, spaces and the protection of natural lands, her work touches on all aspects of the planning process, from outreach to implementation.  Expert in identifying economic development and community partnership opportunities, she previously co-founded a “green collar” jobs coalition to stimulate the emerging green industry.

A Next City Vanguard alum, Kindy is currently a board chair for OAI, inc – a workforce development non-profit that recently launched a social enterprise & community maker lab for Chicago’s South Suburbs.