Stephen Groner is the founder of S. Groner Associates, Inc. (SGA) a community relations and social marketing firm. The firm is an eclectic mix of communication professionals and research staff that help local governments, private companies, and non-profits bridge the communications gap with their stakeholders. Stephen received his bachelor’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and is a California Registered Civil Engineer.
Prior to starting SGA, Stephen worked on environmental issues addressing regional water quality and waste management problems facing the region. Stephen started his career working on technical environmental remediation issues for the County of Los Angeles and slowly shifted his focus to policy and communications issues addressing regional environmental concerns. Stephen also serves on the board of Los Angeles Social Venture Partners, a philanthropic organization that invests time and money in non-profit organizations to help build their capacity.