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Alan Klein

Alan Klein

Acting Director, Institute of Urban Studies

Office: CAPPA 203, E-mail:, Phone: 817-272-2139

Alan Klein, MCRP, MBA, Acting Director, Institute of Urban Studies, UT Arlington brings a diverse background and broad perspective to community revitalization, neighborhood planning,  real estate analysis, and economic development. With a MBA in Finance from UT Austin and a MCRP from UT Arlington, Alan combines long experience in the thrift and banking industries with his background in developing community organizations. Alan’s concentration is on building partnerships to promote community and economic development and revitalization, with focused experience in analyzing and assisting rural and lower income communities. In his tenure with the Institute, Alan has led in the development of over 50 community planning efforts, ranging from economic feasibility studies to comprehensive plans.