Leah first joined the Greater Milwaukee Committee in January as the director of membership engagement and since March 2012 has served as project director, managing GMC-led initiatives including Milwaukee Talent Dividend, Teachtown MKE and Reimagining High Schools. She also works closely with partner-based initiatives including MKE Fellows, Lynde and Harry Bradley Tech & Trade High School, and Milwaukee Succeeds. Leah also administers the GMC board of directors. Leah came to the GMC from Hurley-Franks and Associates, an urban planning firm in Philadelphia.
Leah graduated with bachelor of arts from Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, where she played for the varsity women’s basketball team and majored in growth and structure of cities. She subsequently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a master’s degree in city and regional planning with a concentration in community and economic development.
Leah currently serves on the Arts & Education Panel for the United Performing Arts Fund and as an alumni interviewer for both Haverford College and the University of Pennsylvania. She is an active member of the Milwaukee Global Shapers and the Junior League of Milwaukee.