On January 31st, 2018, the North Broad Renaissance (NBR) announced the appointment of Econsult Solutions, Inc. President, Stephen P. Mullin to its Board of Directors. When commenting on Mr. Mullin’s appointment, NBR Chairman of the Board, Dr. Kenneth Scott, stated “Stephen is an accomplished business leader and an experienced board member in the nonprofit sectors. The Board is confident that he will add great value and we will benefit from his input, governance and guidance.” Mr. Mullin has had a practice in consulting for nearly two decades, and has concentrated on state, local, and public finance and policy analysis, economic and real estate development and impact analyses, and business-government strategies. Mr. Mullin and ESI’s clients include state and local governments and agencies, businesses, developers, and not-for-profit institutions. The North Broad Renaissance a non-profit organization whose primary role is to provide communication and information to City administrators and Council, neighborhood and community groups and others who may do business or implement development projects in the North Broad area. Shalimar Thomas, Executive Director of the NBR, who herself stated “Stephen and his team at Econsult Solutions have supported the NBR and our research efforts since the very beginning,” states Shalimar Thomas, Executive Director of the NBR. “They have been extremely helpful in providing sound research and insight to our economic development efforts, and will help us move the organization towards successful execution of the 2020 Vision and beyond.” When asked his thoughts on the appointment, Mr. Mullin states: I am excited to join the NBR Board of Directors to assist Shalimar and her entire team in NBR’s efforts to promote the redevelopment and reinvigoration of the North Broad Corridor. Here is an opportunity to make one of America’s most famous urban streets become a showcase for equitable, diverse, and exciting economic activity and reinvestment, and increase the economic opportunities for tens of thousands of residents who live in neighborhoods flanking North Broad, all of whom can benefit from a new North Broad Street for the 21st Century.