Erin Cigliano, AICP – Senior Associate + Designer

Strategic planner and multidisciplinary designer with an eye for innovation and pixel perfection. Since joining Teska in 2005, Erin has been creatively engaging communities using her experience in planning, marketing and interactive design. Her abilities span from information design and data visualization to marketing, branding, online outreach, and in-person workshop facilitation.  By merging the application of engagement mediums with creative thinking, Erin is able to effectively build project momentum, optimize outreach efforts and convey information and plans in a way that is enticing and readily understood.

Recent planning experience includes the Wicker Park Bucktown Master Plan, Winnetka Downtown Plan, Dubuque Comprehensive Plan and Historic West Des Moines Master Plan. Erin has also led the facilitation of numerous neighborhood seminars, including the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) in Minneapolis, MN, which encompasses 45 non-profit community development organizations, and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), which is dedicated to helping residents transform their distressed neighborhoods.

Erin has served as the consultant planner for the Village of Deer Park since 2008, providing on-going development review services and furthermore serving as the lead planner and document designer for their Comprehensive Plan.  Her diverse abilities bring documents ‘start to finish’, grounded in the basics of solid planning and brought to life via dynamic visuals and graphic storytelling.


Recent Projects

Winnetka Downtown Master Plan
Lead planner, outreach specialist, and designer.

Wicker Park Bucktown Master Plan
Lead planner, outreach specialist, and designer.

Historic West Des Moines Master Plan
Outreach specialist and designer.

Chatham SSA #51 Marketing Brochure
The interpretation and conversion of raw data into compelling infographics.

Deer Park’s Comprehensive Plan Update
Lead planner and designer.


Professional Affiliations
AIGA | The Professional Association of Design
APA | American Planning Association