Training Future Planners: Nancy Welsh
Nancy H. Welsh was a Project Manager, Researcher, and Business Development Intern at Sorensen Partners in 2013 while the firm was based in Lawrence, MA. Nancy’s commitment to innovative community development inspired her to join Sorensen Partners in 2013. She brought solid quantitative and qualitative abilities to the firm, honed by five years of investment experience at the Wellesley College Investment Office. Previously, she was a Research Intern at the Observer Research Foundation, in New Delhi, India, where she published a paper on the challenges of building preservation in Shahjahanabad, Delhi’s historic Mughal city.
Nancy graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College, where she pursued studies in English Literature and Art History, with a particular interest in the urban environment. As a student, she was active in the campus community: House President of Beebe Hall, Student Representative to the Wellesley College Board of Trustees and member of the Wellesley College Honor Code Council. Presently, she is a Young Advisor to the Boston Preservation Alliance, where she is on the Communications and Urban Forum committees.
During her five months at Sorensen Partners, Nancy contributed extensively to the success of the Lawrence Community Works Neighborhood Planning Charette and developed business tools for the firm in conjunction with the Principal-in-Charge. Her work has left a lasting impact on the future success of clients and the firm. Nancy went on from her internship at Sorensen Partners to pursue a JD/MUP at the University of Michigan. She is presently an Associate at DLA Piper in Boston, MA.