About the Presenters

Meet Fast Forward >> 2018

Bailie Gregory & Sara Jade Underwood >> Mercy-Emily Edible Park
Beulah Osueke >> Philly Faith in Action
Heather Harrill >> Seeding Enterprise: Regenerative Redevelopment
Kimberlee Douglas & Drew Harris >> Parks in a Truck
Marcus Brandt >> Old Forgotten Treasures for a Re-imagined Philadelphia
Patrick Barendt >> A New City Center for the People of Philadelphia
Shannon Pitt & Sam Kuntz >> #ISeeALegacy
Stephen Lane & Aline Normoyle >> Civic Portal Project: Virtual Monuments
Verónica Ayala >> Beyond the Block Clean-up
Will Herzog >> Connecting Youth with their Communities

Meet Fast Forward >> 2017

Aaron M. Cohen >> The Last Fancy Club: A Mummers Association Transitions to a New Era
Ariel Ben-Amos >> Making Small Spaces Great Places
Brian Hawk >> Floored by Flooring: Old Samples for New Students 
Dana Rice & Chris Mulford >> Sharswood Thrash! A Manifesto for Equitable Preservation Development
Dave Brindley >> Philly: a city where you can get away with a lot of civic innovation
David J. Seok >> Building Connections Under A Concrete Sky: Philadelphia’s Underpasses
Izzy Kornblatt & Jason Tang >> What Should We Learn from the 'Philadelphia School' of Architecture?
Jozef Jozefowski >> Uniting the Creative Economy to Impact Commerce: The Philly Film Industry
Li Sumpter, Maya Thomas, Nyasha Felder, & Tommy Joshua Caison  >> Mimu Ina: Can Design Empower a Community?
Shane Jensen & Rachel Thurston >> Urban Analytics in Philadelphia
Stephen Gibson >> Pencoyd Bridge : Binding Industrial Spans to the Schuylkill

Meet Fast Forward >> 2016
Alex McNeil & Gregory Trainor >> Philadelphia Community Corps
Bill Kilpatrick >> Philadelphia Ship Preservation Guild
Carl Stanton >> MACRO Consulting
Jason Kelly >>  Bresslergroup
Mira Treatman >> Dance-Theatre Artist
Paul Thompson >> Architect
Phantazia Washington >> The Attic Youth Center
Tom Maksymiuk >> Ukrainian American Citizens' Association

Meet Fast Forward >> 2015
Danton Spina >> WhAT Studio
Kathryn Manz >> Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
Kevin Peter >> Mighty Writers
Laura Blau >> BluPath
Lindsay Bodin & Cheryl Smyth >> Our Landlord Cares
Lucia Thomé & Fern Gookin >> RAIR
Melissa Choi & Pia Panaligan >> Senpai + Kohai
Mo Manklang & Neil Bardhan >> the Philly indie improv community
Paul Thompson >> Architect
Ryan Sison >> The Spaces We Share 
Zach Popkin >> Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 

Meet Fast Forward >> 2014 
Alex Feldman >> U3 Advisors
Christopher Taylor >> Azavea 
David Bender >> The Phantasmagoria
Emma Fried-Cassorla >> Philly Love Notes
Faye Anderson >> All That Philly Jazz
Ian Smith >> Ian Smith Design Group
Jeffrey Barg >> Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 
Morgan Berman >> MilkCrate Philly 
Paul Glover >> Green Party PA Gubernatorial Candidate 
Ryan Stewart >> Philadelphia School Redesign Initiative
Terry Laban >> Cartoon Impact

Meet Fast Forward >> 2013
Christopher McManus >> CITYWIDE
Danielle DiLeo Kim >> Locus Partners
Eric Torrens >> Erdy McHenry Architecture
Inga Saffron >> Philadelphia Inquirer
Jai Agrawal >> PennDesign
Jeff Brauer >> PACO Group
Mike Burlando >> Columbus Construction
Roderick Coover >> Temple University
Troy Hannigan >> Philadelphia Visitability Committee
Tya Winn & Michael Spain >> PhilaNOMA
Uri Pierre-Noel >> ArtsTech Philly

Meet Fast Forward >> 2012
Amanda Beebe >> Lutron
Darla Jackson >> Philadelphia Sculpture Gym
Halee Bouchehrain >> Phenomenarch
Kara Lindstrom >> ExCITe, Drexel University
Jason Goodman >> 3rd Ward 
Last-minute change: Jake Antonelli, Shop Director & Philly Native!
Joe McNulty >> Curbed
Michael Burlando >> MGA Architects & Alex Feldman >> U3 Ventures
Paul vanMeter >> VIADUCTgreene
Ryan Draving >> CompeteLeap
Sarah Thorp >> Design Advocacy Group
Simon Kim >> IK Studio