william "bill" grimes, AICP
Bill is Studio Cascade’s founder and Principal in Charge, with more than 30 years of project experience. Prior to Studio Cascade, he directed the planning division of a large Southern California firm, specializing in the management of interdisciplinary policy development and physical planning. A member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, Bill holds a masters degree in urban and regional planning and has won multiple awards for his academic and professional achievements.
A Senior Planner at Studio Cascade, Rick is our outreach and public involvement specialist. Recent experience includes Monroe, Washington's Comprehensive Plan and Port Angeles, Washington’s Waterfront & Transportation Improvement Plan – winners of 2016 and 2011 APA/PAW awards, respectively. Other recent efforts include a district center plan for the Lincoln Heights neighborhood and a corridor plan for Ft. George Wright Boulevard, both in the City of Spokane.
Ryan hughes, AICP
Mr. Hughes has over twelve years of experience in both public and private planning practice, and leads Studio Cascade’s administrative planning services for public sector clients. Ryan holds a Masters Degree in economic development and a BA in urban and regional planning. Ryan is currently leading a comprehensive plan update process for the City of Airway Heights, a parks and recreation plan update for the City of Pasco, and led plan and policy authoring work for the City of Port Angeles’ 2016 comprehensive plan update. (Click image for a copy of Ryan’s résumé.)
Emily's an Assistant Planner at Studio Cascade, having quickly grown past intern to a more outsized role, helping with reports, research, code and policy analysis, event facilitation and much more. She's a recent Eastern Washington University graduate, earning a Bachelors degree in Community and Regional Planning (Honor Roll and Summa Cum Laude!) Though she's expected to begin graduate school next fall, we're thrilled to have her around - and plan to keep her planning in the meantime.