Stephany joined U3 Advisors in September 2016, bringing experience in nonprofit development and urban planning. At U3A, Stephany’s projects have ranged from broad economic and neighborhood development strategies to site-specific real estate analysis. She has worked with foundations such as the Kresge Foundation in Detroit, universities including Washington University in St. Louis, New York Institute of Technology, and Drew University, and non-profits such as Christ Church and Astor Services for Children and Families in New York City.
Prior to joining U3 Advisors, Stephany served as the Executive Director of Schools That Can Newark, where she led the growth of a network of district, charter, and independent schools in Newark, NJ. She facilitated programming to allow schools to collaborate and share best practices in their classrooms, while also conducting fundraising and outreach initiatives.
Stephany holds a BA and a Masters in Urban Planning from Harvard University. During graduate school, she was a member of the winning team of the 2016 Urban Land Institute Hines Student Competition. She also interned at the NYC Department of City Planning Waterfront Division and participated in projects ranging from advising a new young adult homeless shelter in Harvard Square to researching trends in healthy cities.