The GNFCC 400 Insider
By: John Ray
“GNFCC 400 Insider,” Episode 29, An Interview with Kerry Armstrong and Kristin Winzeler, Chairman and Program Director of North Fulton CID (Community Improvement District)
First in the nation connected vehicle technology in Alpharetta was just one of the topics discussed on this edition of “GNFCC 400 Insider,” as host Kali Boatright interviewed Kerry Armstrong, Chairman, and Kristin Winzeler, Program Director, of the North Fulton Community Improvement District (CID). The “GNFCC 400 Insider” is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce.
Kerry Armstrong is Chairman of the North Fulton Community Improvement District (NFCID) and Managing Director and Development Partner at Pope & Land Real Estate, which specializes in developing office and mixed-use properties in the Southeastern United States. The firm is rooted in the real estate marketplace with a history dating back to 1979. Since 2000 alone, Pope & Land led partnerships have developed and acquired over 5 million square feet of office product, more than 400 acres of land and executed over $1 billion in real estate transactions.
Kerry is on the board of directors of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, and the Council for Quality Growth, a not-for-profit trade association, that works to ensure that the Atlanta region’s regulatory environment supports quality growth and development.
Prior to joining the NFCID, Kristin studied community improvement districts as a graduate research assistant for the public administration department at Kennesaw State University. Her work has been published in Public Performance and Management Review.
The NFCID is a self-taxing district that was formed in 2003 by a group of business leaders committed to maintaining and enhancing the North Fulton community. With the goal of investing in a more vibrant and sustainable North Fulton, the NFCID advances infrastructure projects that enhance the livability, walkability and drivability of the entire community. The NFCID spans from Mansell Road north to McGinnis Ferry Road, serving as a catalyst for transportation planning, investment and improvement.
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