Meet Radhika Dharanipalan, Senior Project Manager based out of the Alpharetta, Georgia, office. As Senior Project Manager, Radhika will lead the development and coordination of civic education projects—working collaboratively with both in-house and consultant teams on multiple projects through all stages of design, with passion, creativity, and acute attention to detail.


Professionally, what is one thing you want to be remembered for?

I would like to be remembered for being a positive manager who the design team and client like to work with. When a team member says they like enjoy working with me, I take it as a big compliment.


Q: Are you an early riser or a night owl?

I have transformed from a night owl in school and college, to an early riser as a professional and am most productive at work in the daytime.


Q: What is a quote or mantra you live by?

Karma – Life is work; work is worship.

Q: What is an underrated food that you think deserves more hype?

Good old heart-healthy oatmeal! It has been my go-to breakfast item for the last 13 years.


“There is a lot of opportunity for growth in the Atlanta area, and I look forward to being part of the NELSON team as we prepare to strategize innovative solutions to accommodate emerging trends and pursue these opportunities” – Radhika Dharanipalan