is the Principal and founder of REO, LLC and heads up the firm’s business development and strategic planning. In that capacity, he serves as advisor to non-profit organizations, real estate professionals, and community leaders. Steven is an urban planner who has worked on many different community development efforts throughout New Orleans. Mr. Kennedy is also the principal of a Community Development Entity (CDE) focused on redeveloping urban distressed communities throughout the New Orleans MSA. Steven has studied Sustainable Real Estate Development at Tulane University, and Urban and Regional Planning at the University of New Orleans focused on Housing and Economic Development.