Alisa Goren assists municipal clients with managerial support of public sector community revitalization programs and projects, including management of municipal grants, contractor oversight, and serving as a liaison between regulatory agencies, their grantees, and other program partners. Ms. Goren performs research, analysis, and mapping relating to climate change planning, community redevelopment, and environmental planning.
Ms. Goren is passionate about community development, equitable and sustainable land use, and regional planning. Prior to joining BRS, Ms. Goren worked for PlanSmart NJ involved in the group’s land use policy, regional planning, environmental planning, arts & culture advocacy efforts. Her previous experience extends to other non-profit entities to include the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission where she was an Environmental Planning Intern, responsible for conducting environmental resource inventories for New Jersey townships; and a Community Development Corporation in Brooklyn where she was a Project Manager, instrumental in the completion of several affordable housing development projects.
Ms. Goren holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Brandeis University and a M.S. in City and Regional Planning from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She resides with her family in Philadelphia.