Erica Gutierrez - Planning, Real Estate & Communications
In Santa Monica, CA ~ February 2015
Erica Gutierrez is a Los Angeles-based Urban Planner, Real Estate Broker and Communications professional. She is most passionate about how local governments can utilize multimedia and marketing strategies to better understand, and engage with their constituents. Her current planning focus is community development and participation, and land use law throughout Los Angeles County.
Her focus in real estate as a licensed California Real Estate Broker (BRE: 01943781) is on residential sales. She holds several advanced degrees from Cornell University, the University of Freiburg, Germany, and UCLA, including a Masters in City in Regional Planning. Erica hopes to start towards a PhD in Communications and/or Urban Planning in the near future.
Erica enjoys cooking, eating out, wine tasting, sewing, and working out. She also likes to write, and does so regularly. See writing samples here. Erica has traveled extensively, and has lived, studied and worked in several countries including the U.S., Mexico, Spain, France, Germany, South Africa, India and Japan. She has visited about 33 countries.
Over the years, Erica has volunteered and interned at countless organizations incluing USAID, PEPY, Habitat for Humanity, Housing Assistance Corporation-Cape Cod, the City of Los Angeles, and Planetizen. She is member of the Los Angeles Conservancy, occassionally leading their 'Modern Skyline' tour on weekends.
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