Melissa Mailloux, AICP
Prior to forming Mosaic, Melissa was the Senior Research Consultant for WFN Consulting and has extensive experience in housing and economic development research and analysis. She has prepared housing studies, market analyses and economic revitalization plans for over 50 neighborhoods, municipalities and targeted sites for public and private sector clients throughout the country. Assignments have included Consolidated Plans, Annual Action Plans, CAPERs, Analyses of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, Housing Needs Assessments, and market analyses for affordable, mixed-income and market-rate residential developments. Her background also includes stakeholder outreach, from community workshops and focus groups to public opinion surveying.
Melissa’s expertise includes analyzing demographic patterns to determine levels of segregation, areas of concentrated poverty, and access to economic, educational, and health opportunity factors by race and ethnicity, and mapping community assets, demographic and economic data, assisted/subsidized housing locations, and other data.
Jeremy D. Gray, AICP
Jeremy is a senior planner and consultant with extensive public and nonprofit sector experience designing solutions to community needs. His background includes leadership in urban neighborhood revitalization efforts, management of collaborative regional and multi-state issue-based plans, and comprehensive planning projects. Jeremy has held mayoral appointments to homelessness and housing policy-making bodies, a position as Deputy Director of the CDBG, HOME, ESG, and NSP programs for a large, urban county, and was previously Vice President of WFN Consulting where he led the firm’s consulting and research engagements for a nationwide client base.
Jeremy is an expert public meeting facilitator and is skilled in stakeholder engagement techniques. He is an accredited LEED Green Associate, a Certified HOME Program Specialist, Certified LIHTC Professional, and has been trained in the NCI Charrette System. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Georgia College & State University and a B.A. in Environmental Policy from Oglethorpe University.
Jessica Fisch, PhD
Jessica is an urban planner with a background in collaborative planning, land use and environmental planning, and community development. Her work has included community engagement processes, geospatial analysis and visualization, research design and qualitative and quantitative analysis, and program/project management and development. Prior to her work with Mosaic, Jessica worked in planning and neighborhood revitalization in New Orleans and Atlanta, and conducted research at the intersection of green infrastructure and equitable development. Jessica holds a PhD in City and Regional Planning from Georgia Tech, a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of New Orleans, and bachelor’s degrees in geography and journalism from the University of Florida.
Kim is a city planner with prior experience in local government planning. Prior to joining Mosaic, Kim worked in the planning office of a small city of 15,000 residents. In addition to responding to the public, her responsibilities included drafting ordinances, permitting, organizing events and presenting to local boards. Kim has previously served a grantwriter through AmericorpsVISTA, an intern with the State of Georgia’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit process, and as a mental health case manager for adults with mental illnesses and drug addiction. She received a Masters of Urban and Regional planning from Georgia Tech in 2016.
Kelley Gray, Esq.
Land Use & Fair Housing Attorney
Kelley is a licensed attorney with a practice focused on land use, zoning, and fair housing law. Kelley’s litigation experience has included representation of clients in all stages of applications for land use zoning and permitting, including presenting at public hearings before city and county zoning authorities; representation of a provider of community housing for persons with disabilities against a county government following denial of a conditional use permit; and representation of a developer of senior housing against a city following denial of rezoning/development applications.
In addition to her work litigating zoning cases related to the federal Fair Housing Act, Kelley has provided point-by-point analysis of more than 50 zoning codes and land use policies to support Mosaic’s fair housing studies. Kelley earned her J.D. in 2008 from the University of Alabama and is an active member of the Georgia Bar.