Sophia is a Senior Project Manager with POAH’s Development team. She works on development projects from acquisition, through completion of construction, and lease-up. This includes identifying project opportunities and scope and determining a projects financial feasibility, including budgeting.
As part of this process, Sophia works with a team of professionals including architect, engineer, real estate broker, lawyer and contractor, and coordinating their work with other team members, including colleagues and client staff. Working with a team of consultants and community stakeholders on master planning, design, and permitting. Collaborating with community stakeholders including residents, neighbors, public agencies and other partners, along with monitoring design and construction in the context of local building codes, efficiency, and the principles of sound property management.
Previously, Sophia managed affordable housing development projects in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. She also planned and co-led a resident-first approach to community engagement for a component of the Whittier Choice Neighborhood Initiative grant.
She has a Master of Public Policy in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU).