Leah Sobieck, Project Assistant

Leah Sobieck supports HDC’s development staff and assists clients with project financing and construction. A member of HDC’s equity team, a cross-departmental group responsible for assuring that HDC’s organizational policies and culture reflect principles of equity and inclusion, Leah brings a racial-equity lens and a focus on human impacts to her work. Prior to joining HDC in 2017, Leah worked as a development assistant with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon & Southwest Washington, where she stewarded potential fundraising opportunities and donor relationships to provide temporary housing solutions for families with seriously ill children. Previously, Leah assisted with acquisition and development of commercial real-estate properties as a retail/due diligence assistant with Harsch Investment Properties and as an associate with Pate LaManna Commercial. Leah has a bachelor’s degree in community development, with an emphasis on housing and urban planning, from Portland State University.