Provost & Pritchard Announces Career Milestone for Planner

Press Release:  October 12, 2021

CLOVIS, CA: Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group is proud to announce that one of the firm’s planning professionals has reached a career milestone by passing the American Planning Association’s exam for certification. Jared Olsen is now officially certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). AICP Certification is the only nationwide, independent verification of a planner’s qualifications.

“Passing the test to obtain a professional certification is a vital milestone in a planner’s professional development,” said Ronald Samuelian, president of Provost & Pritchard. “This is a great achievement for Jared, and we are proud of him for this accomplishment.”

Based out of Provost & Pritchard’s Visalia office, Olsen has five years of planning experience, with areas of expertise including environmental compliance, planning entitlements and zoning regulations. Since joining the Provost & Pritchard team in 2019, he has been involved in providing on-call planning services to the City of Fowler and preparation of environmental compliance documents. Olsen holds a bachelor’s degree in urban studies and planning from San Francisco State University.

Jared Olsen, AICP