CPi Developers’ deep roots in Marin County are at the heart of a passion for community participation and volunteerism. Serving as Board Chair of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, leading its economic vitality committee and East San Rafael Working Group, Stephanie Kirby Plante is actively involved in the local business community. She has lent her time and her firm’s support to youth and education organizations including Heads Up, Kiddo! and the Strawberry Seals Swim Team, as well as addressing the issue of local homelessness as a business advisory board member of the Downtown Streets Team. She is a past board member of the Marin Economic Forum and Artworks Downtown and a minority owner of the San Rafael Pacifics, an independent minor league baseball team.
CPi Developers’ owner and East San Rafael Working Group Chair Stephanie Plante (l) helped lead a recent meeting with San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips and Vice Mayor Maribeth Bushey. More than 25 area business leaders from the bustling commercial neighborhood attended the meeting to discuss issues of concern ranging from vandalism to a lack of parking. The East San Rafael Working Group is a program of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce.
Current San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Board Chair, CPi’s Stephanie Plante, helps promote the Marin County Business Showcase coming up on September 13.
Photo above: San Rafael Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Joanne Webster; Marin County Supervisor Katie Rice; Aide to Assemblyman Marc Levine, Carole Mills; Marin County Supervisor Damon Connolly, Honoree Steve Fox & Susan Griffin-Black of EO Products, winners, Large Business of the Year Award; San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips (back); CPi Developers president & CEO, Stephanie Plante; Jaime Ortiz, Bank of Marin, past award winner
The 2017 San Rafael “State of the City” awards recognition event included a presentation by CPi’s Stephanie Plante, Chair of the Board for the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce. Stephanie reported on the Chamber’s work programs and helped honor Business of the Year award winners.
Photo below: Chamber president and CEO Joanne Webster (l), joined Stephanie to present Commercial Realtor and San Rafael land owner Roger Smith with the Elissa Giambastiani Business Advocacy award.
More than 200 eighth-through-12th grade girls participated in the seventh annual Marin Teen Girl Conference held in San Rafael in March. Stephanie Plante was among the community leaders invited to share life stories and gender-focused counsel at the event, sponsored by the Marin Women’s Commission. Workshop topics focused on careers, personal finance, preparing for college and building supportive relationships.
The East San Rafael Working Group continues to grow and achieve new successes. Founding member Stephanie Plante chairs this committee of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, whose members work on promoting business vitality with a particular focus on neighborhood safety and parking issues. The group has met with several civic leaders, including the special operations unit of the SRPD, the San Rafael community development director and the San Rafael director of public works, and has been interviewed for an East San Rafael parking study. Read more.
CPi’s Stephanie Plante was interviewed by ABC 7 for the Downtown Streets Team’s new project to aid area homeless.