Craig Fajnor - Principal

Experience Summary

Mr. Craig Fajnor, Co-Founder and Principal of EcoTierra Consulting, Inc., has more than 30 years experience in government, including 22 years of experience in environmental planning and project management. Mr. Fajnor has served in a senior management position at various consulting firms for over 15 years and operated an independent consulting practice for more than four years. Mr. Fajnor specializes in urban projects and has managed large and complex projects in Los Angeles and throughout the Southern California region. Mr. Fajnor brings hands-on experience in all forms of environmental documentation which may be needed to meet the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.

Education Background and Professional Affiliations

  • M.A. in Planning - University of Virginia
  • B.A. in Political Science – Duke University
  • American Planning Association (APA)
  • Former editor of The Dispatch, newsletter of the Los Angeles Section of APA

Project Experience

  • EIRs/EISs
    • Anaheim Gateway Project (EIR)
    • Ashland Chemical Distribution Center (EIR)
    • Bradley Landfill and Recycling Center Master Plan (EIR)
    • Chinatown Redevelopment Project (EIR Addendum)
    • Downey Studios Mixed-Use Development Specific Plan (EIR)
    • Grand Avenue Project (EIR Addendum)
    • Harbor Gateway Center (EIR)
    • Hollywood & Highland (EIR)
    • Hollywood Redevelopment Plan (EIR)
    • Hollywood and Vine (EIR Addendum
    • Kinder-Morgan Tank Farm Projects (EIR)
    • LAAFB Land Conveyance, Construction and Development Project (EIR/EIS)
    • Metro Universal Project (EIR)
    • North Hollywood Arts and Entertainment District (EIR/EIS)
    • Playa Vista Phase I (EIR)
    • Sepulveda/Rosecrans Site Rezoning and Plaza El Segundo Development (EIR)
    • Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center (EIR)
    • Staples Center (EIR)
    • UCLA University Village Expansion (EIR)
    • Universal City Specific Plan (EIR)
    • Wilshire Grand Redevelopment Plan (EIR)
  • Initial Studies/MNDs/EAs
    • California Hospital Medical Center Seismic Reconstruction (EA)
    • Sunquest Business Park (EA)
    • Wiseburn School District Reconstructions (MND)