Danielle Propst, AICP
Des Moines Office
Danielle discovered a fascination for anthropology at an early age and has since built a career around the study of people, the places they live, and innovative strategies to improve the built environment for the growth and well-being of communities. As a planner at ISG, Danielle assists communities capitalize on infrastructure improvements, downtown revitalization, and quality of life initiatives by identifying and applying for outside funding opportunities to bring projects to life.Assisting partners navigate the planning process, Danielle develops tangible action steps to achieve stakeholder consensus and build momentum. She adds comprehensive insight to the process, providing services that integrate land use, community and regional development, and financial resource planning with the overarching goal of creating dynamic and feasible plans for ISG and its community partners.
An active representative in the planning industry, Danielle is a member of the American Planning Association (APA), American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), and Urban Land Institute. Within the APA, her professional interests include women and planning, economic development, private practice, and small town and rural planning. As a member of the AICP, Danielle brings a breadth of experience leading comprehensive community planning efforts, public engagement strategies, and outreach programs customized to each project and partner, with the ability to solicit and synthesize input throughout the planning process.
Intellection | Input | Deliberative | Achiever | Learner
American Institute of Certified Planners, Certified Planner #32268
American Planning Association (APA) Member
Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association Member
Urban Land Institute Associate Member
Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State University – Ames, IA
Bachelor of Science in Anthropology, Iowa State University – Ames, IA