Peg Barringer received a B.S. in land use planning and B.L.A. in landscape architecture from Syracuse University and SUNY, and a M.C.P. in community planning and urban development from the University of Rhode Island. She has received certification from the National Development Council as an Economic Development Finance Professional and by the American Institute of Certified Planners. Currently, Peg is Director of Economic Development Consulting at FinePoint Associates, LLC, a Massachusetts-based consulting firm with clients throughout the United States, that provides specialized technical expertise to entities involved in economic development and affordable housing. She has conducted economic and financial analysis, market research, training and other services for government agencies, financial institutions, real estate developers and non profit corporations in over 200 communities.