Amy Klaben, Esq.
Project Facilitator

Ms. Klaben has had a lifelong commitment and passion for advocating for women, families and improving the community in which she lives. In 2016, Amy became the principal of her independent consulting firm, Strategic Opportunities. From 2000 to 2015, as President/CEO of Homeport, also known as Columbus Housing Partnership, Inc., Ms. Klaben led all aspects of this large, multi-faceted non-profit organization that provides service enriched rental housing, revitalizes neighborhoods, and helps people to become and remain successful homeowners. She helped establish the Affordable Housing Alliance of Central Ohio, a local coalition of nonprofit organizations, and has actively participated with Housing Partnership Network, NeighborWorks America, and Enterprise Community Partners, national organizations pursuing policy changes and funding for affordable housing. Prior to her work at Homeport, Ms. Klaben was a partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP.