People

Planning and Urban Design:

T. Dale Holland, AICPPrincipal

Dale Holland has over 40 years of planning and administrative experience, including a thorough knowledge of North Carolina land use laws and regulations.  Before starting his own planning firm in 1987, Dale worked in various planning positions in Virginia and in Rocky Mount and Wilmington, NC.  Dale has administrative experience on over 150 housing rehabilitation/redevelopment projects, as well as experience on over 100 land use and comprehensive plans.  He has extensive public participation experience including training by the National Charrette Institute (NCI).  Dale holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s in Geography from East Carolina University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Landin W. Holland, MPA, AICP, CZO, joined the firm in 1999, with a principal focus on land use planning, urban design, and hazard mitigation.  He has administrative planning experience on Unified Development Ordinances, Hazard Mitigation Plans, administration of flood recovery projects, and assistance on or supervision of CAMA Land Use Plans.  Landin has recently attended training workshops on Form-Based Code and SmartCode.  He currently provides day-to-day planning services to several municipalities in North Carolina.  Landin holds a Master’s in Public Administration and a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and Urban Planning from East Carolina University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

 Community Development:

Chip Bartlett, AICP, joined the firm in 1996, with a principal focus on community development and management of housing related projects.  Other areas of experience include land use planning and zoning/subdivision regulations.  Chip holds a Bachelor’s in Urban and Regional Planning from East Carolina University, and he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Chris Hilbert has worked for HCP since 1996.  He has significant experience in housing rehabilitation/ redevelopment projects, with a focus on acquisition and code enforcement.  Chris holds a Bachelor’s in Geography from East Carolina University.

Jessie G. Miars has worked for HCP since 1990, primarily in community development and management of housing related projects.  Her role as Environmental Review Coordinator and Relocation Specialist has included such interests as preparation of fair housing plans and analysis of impediments to fair housing choice, environmental review records, labor standards compliance, acquisition/relocation compliance and coordination of project activities, citizen participation plans, and coordination of compliance documents for HUD Consolidated Plans.  Jessie earned her Bachelor’s in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Gary Miller joined the firm in 2001, as a Housing Inspector.  He holds a Level I NC Building Inspector’s Certificate, is a certified Home Inspector, and is certified in Safe Work Practices for LBP Hazard Reduction.  Gary supervises contractors on a daily basis while performing interim and final construction inspections.  His duties as Housing Inspector include compiling bid specifications, preparing cost estimates, preparing change orders, and authorization of payments to contractors.  Gary has an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Beaufort County Community College.

Administrative Staff:

Cindy M. Anderson has worked for HCP since 1994.  Cindy is responsible for planning document preparation, including but not limited to, Unified Development Ordinances, Comprehensive Plans, and Hazard Mitigation Plans.  Other duties include supervision/coordination of office workload and management of work environment operations.  Cindy holds a Bachelor’s in Business Management from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Kimberly Bruse joined the firm in 2014, as Finance Officer.  Her duties include all aspects of accounting, invoice processing, financial reporting, and coordination of payroll and human resource functions.