Maggie Super Church Community Development and Sustainability Consultant

Maggie Super Church

Maggie Super Church is an independent consultant working with mission-driven clients to advance sustainable and equitable development.  Her expertise spans multiple fields, including urban design and planning, real estate development, community engagement, environmental improvement and public health.  She brings more than a decade of experience conceptualizing and building innovative cross-sector projects and initiatives that bring people together around a common vision for change.  Currently, she is working with the Conservation Law Foundation to create metrics and investment criteria for a “Triple Bottom Line” private equity fund aimed at supporting healthy neighborhood development.  For Lawrence CommunityWorks, a non-profit Community Development Corporation, she managed the master planning and Phase One development of Union Crossing, a nationally award-winning $75MM mixed- use mill redevelopment project. As Executive Director/Associate Director of Groundwork Lawrence, she led the organization’s growth from a small start-up to a dynamic statewide and national model for public-private partnership. Her prior work includes the award-winning Eastern Cambridge Master Plan for Goody, Clancy & Associates. Maggie earned her Master of City Planning Degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was the recipient of the Wallace Floyd Award for City Design and Development and the MIT/DUSP Excellence in Public Service Award. Ms. Church is a Truman Scholar and received her MSc in Urban Design at Edinburgh College of Art and BA in Architecture from Yale University. She is currently a Fellow at the MassInc Gateway Cities Innovation Institute and serves as the Board Chair for Groundwork USA.

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