Stephanie Plante’s love of news and civic affairs (she began her career in TV news) has come full circle with her appointment as the public member-at-large for the editorial board of the Marin Independent Journal, the daily newspaper serving Marin County. The board discusses local issues reported by the IJ and develops positions reflected in that week’s editorials. Plante joins IJ President and Publisher Rob Devincenzi, Editor Robert Sterling and editorial writer Brad Breithaupt as the group’s only public member. Read more…
It’s been a big few media months for Stephanie Plante, who was profiled in the May 2019 issue of Marin Magazine’s feature on women leading family businesses. The article shared the experiences of Plante along with Hali Croner, Maggie McDonogh, Andrea Schultz and Patty Garbarino. Read more…
CPi Developers President and CEO Stephanie Kirby Plante was honored by the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce with its 2018 “Woman of Industry” award. Plante, recognized for her accomplishments and service to community, received the honor at the Chamber’s annual event where more than 350 attendees celebrated women business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs. Mary Kay Sweeney of Homeward Bound was also recognized.
CPi’s President and CEO Stephanie Kirby Plante served as 2017 Board Chair of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce and led its Economic Vitality Committee. She helped found and continues as the chair of the East San Rafael Working Group, a program of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce. In 2018, Stephanie’s efforts on behalf of the business community were recognized when she was honored by the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce with the Elisa Giambastiani Award for service.
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.
Stephanie Plante was recently elected chair of GP2040, a newly formed task force that will guide San Rafael’s General Plan Update process. Read more and get involved in this important city effort.
In 2018, CPi Developers stepped up as part of an elite group of local businesses sponsoring the “Giving Marin” initiative, a first-ever cooperative venture with the Marin IJ (newspaper). Through the support of Giving Marin, more than 64 local nonprofits will be showcased in a series of 200+ ads in the IJ.
More information at givingmarin.com.
The entire Plante family enjoys supporting the San Rafael Pacifics minor league baseball team, including housing players, interning in the office and on the field, throwing out first pitches and promoting team success.
CPi’s Stephanie Plante was interviewed by ABC 7 for the Downtown Streets Team’s project to aid area homeless.
More than 200 8th – 12th graders participated in the seventh annual Marin Teen Girl Conference held in San Rafael. 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.