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Boutique Consulting Firm

Lumen Strategy, Ltd. was founded to help citizens interact with their government and to help the government serve their citizens.

With more than 18 years of experience and a combination of American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification, International Code Council Master Code Professional (MCP) certification, Association of State Floodplain Manager Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification, Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Certified Zoning Officer (CZO) certification, and a licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Agent, provides a unique combination of talent, and a vast array of knowledge and insight.  Additionally, Lumen Strategy is certified as a Third-Party Agency by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code.

Throughout my career, I have developed municipal ordinances, including subdivision and land development, and zoning, advanced and managed intergovernmental cooperation agreements, facilitated community engagement, SWOT analysis, and assisted with strategic planning.  

In addition to municipal services, I have helped citizens and developers work through municipal processes, including zoning and land development approvals.

More than an just an expert in construction codes, land use, zoning, municipal ordinances, and planning, I'm a licensed as a USA Basketball Gold Coach, and registered as a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association basketball referee.  Experiences from coaching and refereeing has improved my ability to quickly evaluate fast-moving situations and make high-pressure decisions.


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"Not only am I impressed with Stephen's work, but after our meeting, board members approached me to express how much they appreciated his preparation and presentation."

Robert R.

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"Although we are experienced business owners in New Jersey, Stephen guided us through the regulations in Pennsylvania, helping us to obtain zoning approval for our development."  

Spyros L.

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"When my partner and I needed a special exception to open our businesses, our realtor suggested we contact Stephen for assistance.  He immediately knew what to do, guiding and preparing us for the zoning hearing where the special exception was approved.

Francisco S.

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