The Team

George Wheatle Williams, PP, AICP

Founding Principal

George W. Williams, PP/AICP has over 30 years of extensive interwoven experience in neighborhood planning, land use, and economic development. As a fully engaged practitioner over the years, he exhibits a civic-minded devotion to underserved communities and issues.

Independence: A Family of Services, Board Member since 2015
New Jersey Council of Humanities, Trustee since 2015
Newark Museum Business and Community Council,
Past President since 2009
Kapa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Member since 1993

 

Michèle S. Delisfort, PP, AICP

Principal and Managing partner

Ms. Michèle S. Delisfort, PP/AICP has extensive interwoven experience in Urban Planning, academia and policy and is a fully engaged practitioner, community leader and public servant.

 

Gerard M. Haizel, PP, AICP

Senior Associate

30 years of professional experience in housing and economic development, socio-economic profiling, land use planning and community engagement.
Extensive experience with nonprofit organizations and municipalities.

 

Mrunmayee S. Atre

AICP Candidate, PIT, LEED Green Associate

Ms. Mrunmayee Atre, AICP Candidate/LEED Green Associate is experienced in urban design, zoning, formed based codes, and sustainability/green building design with private and municipal sector clients.

Ms. Atre’s chief interest areas are integrating architectural and planning knowledge to create sustainable, transit-oriented and people-centric communities.

 

Steven M. Martini, PP, AICP

Associate

Mr. Steven Martini, PP/AICP has nearly 7 years of public and private sector experience redevelopment planning, land use, and economic development. He is a fully engaged practitioner who utilizes his strategic and analytical skills. Mr. Martini is passionate about urban planning, economic development and New Jersey communities.

 

Ankia Dodson

Anika Dodson

 Associate/Project Manager

Anika Dodson is an Associate/Project Manager at Nishuane Group. In 2016, Anika earned both a Bachelor of Science of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science of Concrete Industry Management from New Jersey’s Institute of Technology. Anika provides project management services to various municipalities looking to streamline the construction of their approved redevelopment projects.  She is experienced in project management, zoning, and exhibit development with private and municipal sector clients. 

 

Olivia M Brown

Olivia M. Brown

Office Manager/Executive Assistant

Olivia M. Brown is the Office Manager/Executive Assistant at Nishuane Group. She has over 10 years of professional experience in the administrative field. Having held positions in both the private and public sectors, Olivia is able to tailor her skills to meet the needs of various clients.

 

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