Managing Principal | Tampa, FL

About Frank: 

Driven, Thoughtful, Realist, Listener, Family, Fisherman, Cajun


BA, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

MA, Urban and Regional Planning, University of New Orleans


Frank Kalpakis is a managing principal with Renaissance. He has an in-depth knowledge of the federal and state transportation planning processes. Frank’s experience covers a wide range of transportation, land use, and resource preservation initiatives including long-range transportation plans, vision plans, mobility management processes, transit planning and transit-oriented development, comprehensive plans, corridor studies, freight movement studies, environmental streamlining and preservation, and public involvement. He gives particular attention to developing multimodal transportation solutions that serve both regional demands for commuters and freight transport and local demands for travel convenience and accessibility. 

I believe...

that there is a great demand for honest work, creativity and simplicity, in that order…and that elegant, simple solutions are mostly the result of a collection of good and not so good ideas— both are needed.