Denetrick Powers

Co-Founder and

Director of Planning & Engagement

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Memberships and Boards
  • Humphrey School Alumni Association, Board Member

  • Harrison Neighborhood Association, Past Co-Chair
  • City of Lakes Commercial Land Trust, Forming Committee  

M.A., Urban, and Regional Planning

University of Minnesota

 

B.S., Business and Marketing Education &

Fashion Studies

University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise

PLACE-MAKING
PUBLIC
ART
ENGAGE-MENT
URBAN PLANNING
Brief Bio

​Denetrick Powers is the co-founder and Director of Planning & Engagement for NEOO

Partners. As a curator of space and experience, Denetrick leverages his

expertise in arts & culture with his background in urban planning to develop

creative programming solutions for public & private sector clients. Deeply rooted in his

values are honesty and trust which support outcomes in stakeholder engagement and

create sustainable relationships and goal-oriented outcomes.

Denetrick has had the pleasure of working with stakeholders of all backgrounds and

leadership positions resulting in more equitable development policies & practices adopted locally and nationally.

Hailing from the Northside of Minneapolis, Denetrick is a proud Polar and Gopher.

Denetrick’s passion for visual and performance art stems from his innate curiosity

and belief that creativity is a form of personal development. In addition to being an urban planning professional, Denetrick is also a lover of creative direction and the ability of art to communicate messages and inherent biases.

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NEOO is short form of the Greek word Ananeoo, which means to renew (in the mind). Our team brings a renewed way of thinking about how community engagement and real estate for small business should be done. We prioritize the lived human experience through the lens of applied empathy and cultural competency.

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370 Wabasha Avenue

Ste. 5000

St. Paul, MN 55102

info@neoopartners.com

612.298.4931

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