Meet the Executive Team

T&B Planning is led by proven leaders in the fields of land use planning, entitlement, environmental compliance, and land development. The executive team takes a hands-on approach to project management, strategy, and oversight by providing a high level of responsive services to our public- and private-sector clients.
Tracy Zinn

Tracy Zinn, AICP

Principal/President/CEO
Tracy joined T&B Planning in 1993 and became President and CEO in 2017. She has 28+ years experience and is an expert in land use planning and CEQA compliance, with an emphasis on supply chain projects, master-planned communities, and compatible community context. She holds a B.S. degree in Urban and Regional Planning, is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is a member of the California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP), American Planning Association (APA) and the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), Inland Empire Chapter Board of Directors.
Phone Number 714.505.6360 Ext. 350
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Joel Morse

Joel Morse

Principal/Vice President/CFO
Joel is T&B Planning’s Vice President and CFO and is an expert in land use planning and entitlements. He has 20+ years’ experience in the preparation of specific plans, master plans, design guidelines, general plan amendments, planned unit developments, zoning ordinances, and other land use entitlements for projects in Southern California. A native of Long Island, New York, Joel holds a B.S. degree in Geography and Environmental Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and is a member of the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Southern California, Inland Empire Chapter.
Phone Number 714.505.6360 Ext 105
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Tina Andersen

Christina Andersen

Principal
Tina brings 30+ years of experience to her work in the preparation and management of environmental compliance documents pursuant to CEQA. She manages the CEQA compliance process for various public and private sector clients throughout Southern California and has an understanding of the technical issues critical to the completion of legally adequate documents. Tina holds a B.A. in Social Ecology and is a member of the California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP), Urban Land Institute (ULI), and Women’s Leadership Initiative of ULI’s Orange County/Inland Empire Chapter.
Phone Number 714.505.6360 Ext. 106
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Nicole Morse

Nicole Morse, Esq.

Principal
Nicole has 20+ years of experience managing environmental compliance projects for public and private sector clients. Her background as an attorney and environmental compliance planner make her an expert in legal strategy for CEQA and NEPA documents. She reviews documents and associated technical reports for compliance with CEQA and numerous other regulatory requirements. Nicole has a Juris Doctorate, Concentration in Business School, and a B.S. degree in Applied Ecology, and is a member of the California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP).
Phone Number 714.505.6360 Ext. 126
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Meet the Managers

Directors and managers take charge of research, analysis, document and illustration production, presentations, and expediting. The management team has decades of experience and offers a diverse range of education, professional specialties, and experience.
Tina Prater

Tina Prater

Director of Development Services
Tina has 15+ years of Southern California experience in real estate development and leads the firm’s staff of development services professionals to advance projects into a construction-ready state. She focuses on diligence analysis, acquisitions, land use entitlements, post entitlement permits and approvals, and infrastructure and utility agency clearances. She also works on dispositions, leasing, budgeting, and project and asset management. Tina holds a B.A. degree in Communications and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Phone Number 714.505.6360 Ext. 108
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Connie Anderson

Connie Anderson

Director of WBE Services/Project Manager
Connie has 18+ years of experience as a CEQA compliance manager, environmental analyst, and planner. She also serves as the firm’s Director of WBE Services and takes the lead on contracts for which T&B Planning is providing WBE-contracted services. She acts as a manager for CEQA compliance projects with a focus on supply chain, industrial, solar, commercial, and residential land uses. She also has experience preparing Real Property Master Plans for military installations throughout the U.S. and Germany and holds a B.S. degree in Land Use.
Phone Number 714.505.6360.Ext. 1002
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Jerrica Harding

Jerrica Harding, AICP

Senior Project Manager
Jerrica has 17+ years of experience in CEQA compliance and land development entitlements and serves as the lead author and supervisor of CEQA compliance documents. She focuses on industrial, residential, mixed‐use, resource extraction, and public facility project types. Jerrica holds a B.S. degree in Natural Resources Planning and a M.S. degree in Urban and Regional Planning, is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), and is a member of the Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP), American Planning Association (APA), and the Building Industry Association (BIA), San Diego Chapter.
Phone Number 619.501.6041 Ext. 101
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David Ornelas

David Ornelas

Senior Project Manager
David has 13+ years of CEQA compliance experience and focuses on industrial, warehouse, manufacturing, parcel-delivery, and residential infill projects, with a special expertise in the projects that are part of the goods-movement/supply chain sector. He also works on land entitlement projects and has expert skill in ensuring that development project conditions of approval are aligned with environmental compliance regulations and CEQA mitigation measures. David holds a B.A. degree in Urban Studies and Planning.
Phone Number 619.501.6041 Ext. 102
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Emilie Colwell

Emilie Colwell

Project Manager
Emilie prepares and manages the preparation of CEQA documents for residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional projects. She also is an experienced development services manager, assisting clients with entitlements and post-entitlement approvals. She holds a B.A. degree in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Urban Planning and Environmental Impact Analysis and is a member of the Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) and the Building Industry Association (BIA) Young Leaders Council ((Y|Gen Council).
Phone Number 619.501.6041 Ext. 103
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Cristina Maxey

Cristina Maxey

GIS/Graphics Specialist
Cristina leads the firm’s graphics and production services. She is an expert in preparing graphics and illustrations for CEQA compliance documents, design guidelines, planning documents, and public presentations. Cristina holds a B.S. degree in Environmental Science.
Phone Number 714.505.6360 Ext. 128
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Helene Gautreau

Helene Gautreau

Office Manager
Helene oversees executive, administrative and financial management functions for the firm. She is responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, administrative oversight, and office management.
Phone Number 714.505.6360 Ext. 120
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Assistant Project Managers, Analysts, and Technicians

Our clients are supported by a highly qualified staff of assistant project managers, environmental compliance analysts, development services analysts, land use planners, GIS/graphics specialists, and administrative personnel. T&B Planning’s staff stays apprised of regulatory changes, industry trends, and evolving approaches in the profession, which is reflected in our work.