Andrew Beaird joined Core in 2012 and currently serves as Chief Development Officer. Andrew is a trained urban planner, combining a broad range of professional experience in the fields of urban design, land planning, community consultation, and development services. Combining a broad range of experiences, Andrew oversees Core’s urban infill developments in and around Nashville and Chattanooga.

Andrew’s early experience includes 8 years in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he founded EABB Planning Services, a regional consulting firm focused on land use planning, entitlement and other private development services.

Andrew holds a BA in Business Management from Mississippi State University and has held multiple management positions in community and cultural development enterprises. He completed a graduate degree in Urban Planning at the University of British Columbia.

His body of planning and design work has involved Smart Growth, Conservation Subdivision, Ecological Urbanism, New Urbanism, Cohousing, and LEED® NP models.