Stephanie Peña

Assistant Planner

Stephanie Peña is an Assistant Planner who provides downtown development planning, assistance to partner entitlement jurisdictions with HUD program requirements, and knowledge of housing affordability initiatives to municipalities within Michigan. Stephanie brings experience to the McKenna team in community engagement, community development, and grant writing.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Urban Studies from the University of Michigan and completed her Master of Arts in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Stephanie is a member of the American Planning Association, Michigan Association of Planning, and the Urban League Institute.

“The most rewarding aspect of my work is the ability to ensure people’s voices, experiences, and histories are heard in envisioning the successful future of their communities.”

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