Community planner David M. Jirousek has over a decade of experience on the municipal, county, and regional levels. Mr. Jirousek received his Master's in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati's APA-accredited program in 2003. After graduation, he accepted a position as Regional Planner with South Carolina's Lowcountry Council of Governments, where he successfully managed a variety of projects, including public transit and land use plans. In 2006, Mr. Jirousek became a Long Range and Special Projects Planner with the Town of Bluffton, South Carolina; he was promoted to Senior Planner in 2007. In 2008, David M. Jirousek advanced to the county planning level, assuming the role of Director of Planning and Building Services for Jasper County, South Carolina. In this role, he managed over $2.6 million in capital projects. Mr. Jirousek recently founded Horizon Planning and Consulting, LLC, where he applies his background in land use and planning as the owner and Principal Planner.