BSC Group (BSC) has appointed Heather Gould to the role of Director of Planning. In this capacity, Heather will provide leadership for BSC’s land planning services, drawing from the company’s multidisciplinary staff to support the needs of clients. Furthermore, as part of BSC’s growth, Heather will help expand the firm’s planning services throughout New England to better serve existing and new clients.
Heather brings to this role 15 years of experience in the design and implementation of planning, environmental, economic development, and land use initiatives. Heather joined BSC Group as a senior planner in 2018 after a long tenure with the Worcester Executive Office of Economic Development, where she served in several positions, including as deputy chief development officer, senior project manager, and brownfields coordinator. Heather has successfully incorporated her experience with the City of Worcester to approach BSC Group’s planning projects from a regulator’s perspective to achieve visionary plans that can be funded and implemented.
Heather has effectively transitioned to consultation and has been a valuable member of the firm’s planning group and senior leadership team. She has demonstrated her ability to coordinate complex projects and offers exceptional understanding of the programs and practices that are applied to support economic development and community-building initiatives.
“Heather has quickly become a valuable member of our team, bringing new ideas to existing projects and quickly gaining the trust of our clients” states BSC Group’s public market sector leader, Jef Fasser, RLA, AICP.
Gould earned her M.A. in community development and planning from Clark University as well as a B.A. in government and international relations, also from Clark University.