Chip Mills

Vice President

Chip Mills

Chip Mills has more than eighteen years of experience in land planning and real estate development for large scale mixed-use communities and various real estate and economic development projects. A results oriented leader, his education and professional experience provide him with unique insight in the creation of land use solutions, facilitation of development approvals, and design of open space and transportation systems.


Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Registrations & Certifications

American Institute of Certified Planners,
No. 027892

Community Involvement

Leadership Austin,
Graduate, 2015

Urban Land Institute NEXT,
Austin Committee Member

Urban Land Institute,

American Planning Association,

Real Estate Council of Austin,

Austin Chamber of Commerce,

Congress for New Urbanism,

Downtown Austin Alliance,

Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition,
Mentor, 2014


ULI Austin Management Committee
NEXT Committee Chair – FY 2016/2017

ULI Austin Advisory Board
FY 2016/2017

Zachary Comprehensive Plan Advisory Panel,
Transportation Committee Chair

LED Development Ready Communities,
Zachary Chair, mentor to New Roads & Central

Leadership North,
Committee Chair and founder

North Capital Region Alliance,
Co-Chair and founding board member

Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council,
Library Board of Control

Honors & Awards

Baton Rouge Business Report
40 Under 40, 2011

APA Louisiana Planning Award
City of Zachary, Application of Unified Development Code

Family Circle Magazine,
2012 Top 10 Cities for Families in the US, Zachary, LA