Riva is an Orlando native currently based in Kittelson’s Tampa office. She supports urban planning and design activities for the Florida region and works across disciplines to unify knowledge and understanding of what makes a place. Riva enjoys public engagement activities and works to ensure that transportation solutions are context-sensitive and tailored to a community’s needs. Before Kittelson, Riva spent five years in higher education as a college counselor and continues to work with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels to navigate our growing field. Outside of work, you’ll find Riva with her rowing team on the Hillsborough River or out and about rooting for Tampa’s various sports teams.