Jennifer Fine, AICP

Vice President, Planning and Strategic Initiatives
Invest Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

Jennifer C. Fine, AICP is the Vice President of Planning and Strategic Initiatives at Invest Atlanta, the official economic development authority for the City of Atlanta. In this position, she oversees the City’s Tax Allocation Districts (TADs), which, to date, have provided gap financing for over $8.0 billion in public and private development and investment.

Prior to serving in this role, Ms. Fine was the Economic Development Director for the City of East Point and the Executive Director for the East Point Business and Industrial Development Authority, where she managed and directed the city’s economic development strategies, including existing industry expansion services and recruitment of new business. During her tenure, she was responsible for completing projects that resulted in over $1.2 billion in private sector investment, creating one million square feet of new development and over 1,000 new jobs to an underserved community.

Ms. Fine has been professionally involved in the community and economic development field for over 20 years, working primarily with local governments and regional agencies to advance innovative programs aimed at improving quality of life for area residents and businesses.

Ms. Fine serves on the Board of Directors of the ATL Airport Chamber of Commerce and is President of the Board of The Main Street Academy, a Fulton County K-8 public charter school in College Park, Georgia. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, the International Economic Development Council, the Council of Development Finance Agencies, the American Planning Association, and the Georgia Planning Association. She has been certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners since 2002.

Originally from Encinitas, California, Ms. Fine graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz (go Banana Slugs!) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies. She also holds a Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of Georgia.