Orton Family Foundation Team Member Ed McMahon

Ed McMahon

Ed is Senior Resident Fellow at the Urban Land Institute. He served as Vice President and Director of Land Use Planning for The Conservation Fund in Arlington, Virginia. He co-founded and was President of Scenic America. He taught at Georgetown University Law Center and served in the U.S. Army. His books include: Ten Principles for Smart Growth on the Suburban Fringe; Green Infrastructure: Connecting Landscapes and Communities; Land Conservation Financing; Better Models for Commercial Development; and Balancing Nature and Commerce in Gateway Communities. Ed holds a master's in Urban Studies from the University of Alabama and a JD from Georgetown University.