President & CEO


In January 2022, Leah F. Evans became Homeport's fifth President and CEO, a leading non-profit housing developer in Central Ohio. She previously served as the Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development, driving the most extensive development pipeline in the organization's history, representing over $70 million of investments that provide housing for over six hundred new residents. Her prior roles at Homeport included Vice President of Neighborhood Strategies, Director of Home Ownership, and Neighborhood Revitalization. Before joining Homeport in 2013, Leah served as Gahanna's Deputy Director of Planning & Development and was also the city's first Economic Development Manager. She went to Gahanna after holding multiple community and economic development positions with the Ohio Department of Development (now the Ohio Development Services Agency). Leah has a Master of City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University.

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