omar j petersMeet Omar Peters. He’s a regional planner for the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission. He’s also a native of the tiny Caribbean island of Grenada.

While the prospect of an education brought Omar to the United States, his experiences in Dayton have caused him to settle down in the Gem City.

Now, this young professional continues to work towards making the city more walkable and bike-friendly. His immigrant story and interview with the Dayton Business Journal is now available online:

Multicultural Dayton: Omar Peters, regional planner