The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning

Max Backlund, MCMP 2014

Max Backlund, MCMP 2014

Max Backlund

Max grew up in Pleasant Grove, Utah. After graduating from BYU with a degree in English Literature, he came to U of Utah to student law and city planning. Outside of school, he enjoys mountain biking, playing golf, and writing creative non-fiction.

Reflecting on her time in the MCMP Program: “My experiences in the Planning program and internships with local government and private consulting firms was essential to landing my current job and have helped to shape career choices.” Max is the Director at the Utah Community Builders Foundation.