Leila Aman is passionate about creating great places. A lifelong resident of the Portland region, she brings a unique combination of skills and experience to her work – resulting in implementable plans, plans which are the product of rigorous technical analysis, market responsiveness, as well as informed community input. She has over ten years of experience, working in the public and private sectors. Leila has background in real estate finance, and strong qualitative and quantitative skills. Leila is a leader in developing and applying sophisticated analytical/spatial tools (such as Metros context tool and Envision Tomorrow) to communicate complex urban, technical and economic issues to the general public and decision makers at a variety of scales. She has experience in public-private partnerships, and in identifying public and private financing tools that help translate vision into reality.