Alysia D. Osborne
Vice President, Planning and Development
Alysia Davis Osborne is an urban placemaker that works to improve public gathering places, community stewardship, and creation of equitable development strategies in the Charlotte community.
In October 2018, Alysia became Vice President of Planning and Development where she contributes to strategically guiding the growth and development of Uptown, South End and West End. She also partners with organizations and citizens to advocate for innovative planning and urban design practices that enhance all the neighborhoods of the Center City. With more almost 20 years of experience in land development and planning, Alysia acts as liaison between City and County governments, city planners and consultants. She also manages the agency’s projects and initiatives related to transportation and research.
Alysia joined Charlotte Center City Partners (CCCP) as Director of Historic West End in October 2015. In this role, Osborne worked closely with neighborhood stakeholders and local businesses to coordinate Charlotte Center City Partners’ efforts to create and implement a vision for a strong neighborhood center that preserves and enhances existing neighborhood assets while attracting new investments in Charlotte’s oldest African-American neighborhoods. In this role, Osborne worked with the community to create a Tactical Plan, corridor branding and marketing, and a small business development toolbox series.
Osborne joined CCCP from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, where she has worked for eight years as a Planning Coordinator in the Long-Range Planning Division. Prior to that, she served as a Transportation Planner for the Charlotte Department of Transportation, and as a Planner for the City of Jackson, Miss. She began her career with Parsons Brinkerhoff.
She is a certified planner in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and a member of the American Planning Association, North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association and the Urban Land Institute. Alysia also serves as mentor for the League of Creative Interventionist and Women’s Intercultural Exchange.