Staff

 

Paul Zucker, FAICP
President/Owner
Phone: 619-260-2680 or Cell: 619- 804-1769
Email: paul@zuckersystems.com

As President of Zucker Systems, Paul Zucker, FAICP, (aka the Management Doctor) is heavily involved in all aspects of Zucker Systems studies. Mr. Zucker has a unique background as a former Planning Director for Brookline, Massachusetts; Marin County, California; and Tucson, Arizona. He also served as Assistant County Administrative Officer and Planning, Environment, Building and Transportation Official for the County of San Diego, California. He trains managers throughout the United States and Canada to run more effective and efficient community development organizations. Click here to see his resume.

Brad Remp, C.B.O.
Executive Vice President
Phone: 619-260-2680
Email: bradremp@gmail.com

Brad Remp has over 30 years of management experience in municipal government as an enforcer of building, fire and zoning code regulations. Mr. Remp’s experience includes working with the Costa Mesa Fire Department as a Fire Protection Analyst/Fire Investigator, with Clark County, Nevada as Retrofit Administrator/ Commercial Inspections Administrator and the City of Chula Vista as Building Official and Interim Planning and Building Director. Click here to see his resume.

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Mary A. Blais
Senior Associate
Phone: 909-894-9045
Email: maryblais33@yahoo.com

Mary Blais has been a Community Development Director for three cities and one county. She has also been a Vice President for a planning consulting firm. She was a Senior Site Development Manager for major commercial projects in California, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Washington, and Arizona. She has been a major change agent for a variety of communities using facilitation and consensus building techniques. Click here to see her resume.

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Brent Muchow
Senior Associate
Phone: 619-260-2680
Email: bmuchow1@cox.net

Brent Muchow is Zucker Systems engineering expert. He is a registered engineer and has extensive experience in all aspects of municipal engineering as both a Director of Public Works and a consultant. Of particular importance is his 15 years as Director of Public Works for the City of Irvine, California. During his tenure, the Irvine population grew from 15,000 to over 100,000. Click here to see his resume.

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Mac Birch
Senior Associate
Phone: 619-260-2680
Email: mac@mbirch.com

Mr. Birch is a recognized leader and innovator in the development and implementation of computer software applications used in the planning process. He has successfully implemented solutions for over 50 municipal or City planning agencies in support of document management, permitting and inspection systems, land use modeling, GIS mapping, and website development. Click here to see his resume.

Carol Barrett, FAICP
Senior Associate
Phone: 619-260-2680
Email: caroldbarrett@gmail.com

Carol Barrett has several decades of experience working primarily in the public sector on the East Coast, Third Coast (aka Texas), and in California.   She was the Director of Planning and Development in Berkeley, and Director of Planning and Development Services in San Marcos (TX).  Her last public sector position was as Assistant Director for the Community Development Department in Burbank.  She has worked on several efforts to improve development review services and has prepared changes to land development regulations and processing procedures. Click here to see her resume.

 
Ambersine Kiefer
Office Manager
Phone: 619-260-2680
Email: amber@zuckersystems.com

Amber Kiefer, Office Manager, has more than 20 years of experience in office administration, technology applications, and data-base analysis. She manages Zucker Systems’ business and financial functions, and plays a central role in the survey methodology. Click here to see her resume.