Our Mission 

 

As urban planners and development specialists, we value bettering properties, neighborhoods, and the community one project at a time. At Community Matters, we do this by bringing our services to our clients' properties through attentive discussions and thoughtful solutions to produce the building projects our clients desire. 

Our Team

We’re more than experts. We're family.

Alexis Mena
Alexis has over 15 years experience as an urban and environmental planner, with skills in project, schedule, and budget management; environmental review; land use analysis; sustainability planning; policy development and analysis; and GIS mapping. Alexis has a Masters in City Planning focused in Land Use from the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design and is a LEED Accredited Professional. 

In her free time, Alexis enjoys renovating and designing her own house, spending time with her children, baking, and enjoying a glass wine.

Mike Mena
Mike has over 20 years experience working in the public sector as a city planner, permit center manager, and code enforcement officer. Mike is a certified commercial and residential building inspector and a property maintenance and housing inspector under the ICC, in addition to being a Massachusetts Public Health Housing Inspector. Mike has a Rural Town Planning and Development Degree from Chico State, California and a Construction Management and Inspection Certificate from San Jose State University.

When Mike isn't focused on work, he is teaching and coaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, playing with his kids, and enjoying a glass of wine with Alexis.

Construction Supervisor License# CS-115731
Home Improvement Contractor#  201811
Fully  Insured