A native of Junction, Texas, Glen Coleman has expertise in water issues, zoning and land use, political processes and community relations. For the City of Austin, he served as a City Council policy aide handling related issues; he also worked in the regulatory division of the Austin Water Utility, and served on the City’s Water and Waste Water Commission. His public service has included serving on The Balcones Canyon Land Preserve Citizen’s Advisory Committee and a Travis County Bond Committee, and leading his local neighborhood association.
After leaving the city, Glen led business development and government relations in Central Texas for Banyan Water, served on the Real Estate Council of Austin government relations committee, and was a founding member of Evolve Austin Partners. In 2013 he established South Llano Strategies to lobby for density, affordable housing and better resource management in central Texas.
Glen’s passion for water and land use issues reflects his roots growing up on the banks of the South Llano River, on a cattle ranch outside Junction, Texas. He holds a degree from The University of Texas at Austin.
Josiah Stevenson is a Partner at South Llano Strategies, representing Central Texas clients on zoning and land use issues. Prior to joining South Llano, Josiah served as a Senior Investment Analyst at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. He holds a B.S. in Economics from Texas A&M University and an M.S. in Economics from the University of Texas.