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Celeste Boccieri-Werner, FAICP, Named Distinguished Planning Pioneer of the Year

09 August 2021


Matrix is very proud to announce the American Planning Association’s Arizona Chapter has named Celeste Boccieri-Werner, FAICP, Distinguished Planning Pioneer for 2021. An Executive Vice President and Chief of Strategic Development at Matrix, Celeste has dedicated the past 35 years to the execution of impactful planning programs and was honored for her sustained contributions through distinguished practice.

Celeste applies an unwavering commitment to integrity, education, communication, and trust to all that she does, and yet it is her passion for planning that stands above all else. She is passionate in her dedication to helping people, planners, and communities through every project she works on, as demonstrated by her hands-on approach, willingness, and proven ability to manage the many components of the complex endeavors she tackles.

Celeste is a leader who creates an environment for creative thinking, integrates her team members, and fosters communication to bring positive impacts and lasting change. Her contributions have also been recognized in her 2020 induction as an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Fellow and 2020 induction as an Honorary Commander at Luke Air Force Base.