Gideon Berger, AICP is an urban planner with a dozen years of combined experience in the public, non-profit and private sectors, whose practice has focused on using an inter-disciplinary, multi-sector approach to helping cities achieve their community and economic development goals. As program director of the Rose Fellowship at the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use—a program of the National League of Cities (NLC) in partnership with the Urban Land Institute (ULI)—Berger is responsible for developing fellowship programming, recruiting faculty and guest experts, and supporting the fellows with their city’s land use challenge and their own professional development opportunities.