Vince Tam is an architect and urban planner with HKS Inc based in Dallas-Fort Worth. Vince has led several international and domestic large-scale sports and entertainment developments that focus on community sensitive planning. She believes that through community engagement and inclusive design process, large scale developments can be more resilient in the face of rapidly changing markets. This is the motivation that drives Vince’s passion for intervening neglected urban realm. Vince recently awarded the Design Futures Council Emerging Leaders designation. In addition, Vince teaches graduate urban planning course at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs. She is currently leading the design for the Southern Gateway Public Green Deck Park in Dallas, TX.