Steven Chintamen is an attorney and government affairs professional with extensive experience and knowledge within the Philadelphia city government. He is Bellevue’s lead for city relations with the City Council and the administration where he puts his unique analytical, legal, policy, and political advocacy skills to the test.
Prior to working at Bellevue Strategies, Steven served as Legislative Counsel to former Philadelphia City Councilmember Blondell Reynolds Brown where helped craft legislation on workforce diversity; social justice; small business development; and the environment & sustainability. Steven also has considerable campaign experience having served as a Field Organizer on President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign and Field Director, and Treasurer of the Mary Ellen Balchunis for Congress campaign, where he rallied support for economic fairness and common-sense legislation to stop gun violence.
Steven earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude from La Salle University and his law degree from Rutgers School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. During his law school career, Steven served as Staff Editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion and was honored for his publication on religious liberty/privilege. Steven currently lives in Northeast Philadelphia; is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Philadelphia Outward Bound School, where he serves as the Chair of the Governance Committee; and is an elected Commissioner for the Mayor’s Commission on African & Caribbean Immigrant Affairs. He is also admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.