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Steps, Inc.
We are an award-winning community, real estate and professional development agency that specialize in urban public policy and planning, community revitalization and educational services in Chicago, IL. Our president, Nicole Wheatly draws on 20 years of experience in strategic community planning and development and uses these skillsets to assist governments, organizations and not-for profits in achieving their projected goals.

Our mission is simple—to ensure innovative, solution-oriented, and pragmatic direction to our clients that will in turn produce thriving and prosperous neighborhoods that residents can be proud of. While this vision is noble, we hold true to our mission with reliable, honest, competent and professional service along with unparalleled creativity and dedication to our work.

Steps Inc. genuinely cares about the work we do and the clients we serve. The positive relationship that we maintain with our clients directly pours into their respective communities. This outpouring of communal support enhances the quality of life of our Chicago residents. We are devoted to our work and we are passionate about our communities.  

Providing A Positive Attitude & Professional Support


Growing Healthy Business Relationships


We are team-oriented, but beyond that, it is a family here at Steps, Inc. Consulting. Our agency offers an open and inviting atmosphere that boosts staff morale and work productivity. It is important for our team to be content and comfortable so they can produce an experience tailored to our clients’ needs.


Steps, Inc. Consulting has constructed the finest team when it comes to professionalism, principles and execution. These individuals are diversely skilled, high performing and committed. We are confident that our staff is well equipped to deliver quality, creative and exceptional work.


We value honesty and integrity whether it comes to the people we work with or the people who work for us. Our effort to strengthen and restore communities require people of ethics and intentionality, and in knowing this, Steps Inc. Consulting, strives to keep our honor code at the forefront of every decision made.

Community Development

Steps, Inc. Consulting provides comprehensive Community Development with our special inclusive strategic development processes that involves planning led by members of the community. We collectively work with members of the community to assess the needs and then find positive long-lasting solutions to implement positive change.

Project Managment Consultancy

Our project management team takes a deeper dive into the matters that mean the most to the community members. Specialized training and techniques are utilized for each different project to ensure its success.

Real Estate Sells

Steps, Inc., Consulting assist with brainstorming sessions to find the ideal place to host meetings, special events, task force development team, steering committee members gatherings and facilitators development training sessions.

Educational Training & Development

With Educational Training and Development, Steps, Inc. Consulting works as a community builder, facilitator and provides community development grassroots organizing and training development.We provide HUD Certified Training Courses, Steering Committee and Task Force Building,Marketing/Re-branding and Specialized Effective Training needed to propel communities to higher levels


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Steps Inc Consulting has worked with hundreds of clients over the last 8 years and specializes in brand Growth