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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Philip Pugliese

Philip Pugliese
Principal & CEO
Prova Group LLC


Philip Pugliese became Chattanooga’s first bicycle  coordinator in 2005, working to provide mobility options for its citizens.  Actively engaged in transportation policy and planning since 2002, he has served as technical staff to the Chattanooga‐Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency, and now to the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority through his consulting firm, Prova Group LLC.  A founding board member of Bike Walk Tennessee and Friends of Outdoor Chattanooga, Philip has worked to advance regional bicycle networks through public and private partnerships.  To further promote research, policy, and practice, Philip developed the Active Living & Transportation Network to leverage private, public, and academic resources in the community.  A graduate of Georgia State University, Philip also holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Tennessee.