Vice President - Development
Dru Siley is Liberty Development’s project coordinator and planner with more than 15 years of municipal planning and economic development experience. His diversity of abilities in city planning, urban design, municipal funding and public engagement allow him to fill a wide range of project roles.
Dru spent nearly a decade leading development projects in the Denver and Washington D.C. metro areas before returning to Northeast Ohio. Prior to joining Liberty, he served as the Director of Planning and Development for the City of Lakewood, Ohio. While with Lakewood, Dru led the City’s Community Vision rewrite, as well as the Park System Master Plan and Bicycle Infrastructure Plan. On the economic development front, Dru shepherded more than $100M in private commercial investment and assisted with the opening of 100 new businesses in his almost six-year tenure as director.
Dru is a past chair of the First Suburbs Development Council and is a former board member of Lakewood Alive and the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce. He has a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Colorado, Denver and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron.