Mark Bonsignore is a Program Manager focused on Place Lab's "Create" Program. Mark oversees Place Lab's work creating new public open spaces - plazas, parks, playgrounds and streetscapes - by implementing creative public-private partnerships with developers, communities and public agencies.
Mark earned his bachelors degree in Urban Affairs and Planning at Virginia Tech, where he focused on public policy, urban design, landscape architecture and sustainable engineering. Mark draws on a multi-disciplinary professional background, both abroad and across the states in public, private and non-profit sectors.
When not in the office, Mark is most passionate about advocating for education and communities - as a design instructor for after school programs and project lead for neighborhood builds.