As a vice president and the director of federal planning for Matrix Design Group, Celeste brings an impressive range of planning expertise in areas including master, community, military reuse, aviation, land development, and community redevelopment. She is well-versed in urban design, economic development, project implementation, community participation, and consensus building.

In addition to her wealth of technical expertise, Celeste brings to Matrix strong problem-solving strategies, proven project and program management techniques, and outstanding communication skills. Celeste is recognized as a highly skilled public facilitator who builds consensus throughout the entire project process.

Celeste has directed numerous award-winning projects, including both community and regional planning and military master planning projects.