Anaís Plácido is a transplanted S. California native who has adapted to the Midwest. She comes to Hitchcock Design with previous experience in residential and commercial design, construction estimating, and project management. She has been involved in projects all throughout Chicagoland. Some of her favorite past projects include memorial gardens, nature playgrounds, and projects that engage the public. Anaís is also interested in current climate change concerns within the Latino community. She has been involved in addressing food insecurity in Waukegan via GreenTown Grows. She became passionate about tackling food insecurity and promoting healthy eating after realizing that food insecurity is a serious issue in low income communities throughout the country.