David Zaidain is a professional city planner with over 12 years of professional experience. While also working in Cincinnati, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois- Mr. Zaidain worked for 10 years for the National Capital Planning Commission in Washington, DC, where he was the lead planner on several high profile federal urban design, development, and infrastructure related projects. He joined Amtrak in July 2013 as the Project Director for the Washington Union Station Master Plan, which is a $7 billion, 15 year project to expand Union Station and build 3.0 million square feet of development in air rights over the station's rail yard. He holds a Masters in city planning, as well as, a Masters in real estate development. Mr. Zaidain is also a filmmaker and musician whose latest short film "The Plumbers" will be screened in December 2014 and whose band, Devils Walk As Saints, released a full length record in December 2013. He resides in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC.