Providing Relocation Opportunities to Stable Positive Environments for Renters

Our Leadership


Amy Klaben, Esq.


Project Facilitator

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Jason Reece, PHD

Project Evaluator

Rosetta Brown, MBA

Project Consultant
Move to PROSPER Coach

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Rachel G. Kleit, PhD

Committee Chair


Jee Young Lee, Ph.D.

Research Associate


Steering Committee

Rachel Kleit, Ph.D
The Ohio State University

Brent Sobczak
CASTO Communities

Sabree Akinyele
Catholic Social Services

Sana Barrett
Steiner & Associates

Myia Batie

Chris Blakely
Nationwide Financial

Steven Heiser
SVN Wilson Commercial

Cindy Kelley
Cristo Rey Columbus

Angela Mingo
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Megan Sullivan
Legal Aid Society


Advisory Committee

Cheryl Achterberg, PhD
The Ohio State University

Myia Batie, MCRP
Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing

Jeffrey Corzine, MS

Lisa Durham, PhD
The Ohio State University

Megan Gallagher, MPP
Urban Institute

Tom Gregoire, PhD
The Ohio State University

Janet Hales, Esq. 
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc

Kelly Kelleher, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Rachel Kleit, PhD
The Ohio State University

Nicole Luthy, PhD
The Ohio State University

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN
The Ohio State University

Sarah Norman, MPP
NeighborWorks America


Jillian Olinger, MCRP
The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Jason Reece, PhD
The Ohio State University

Megan Sandel, MD
Boston University School of Medicine & Children’s HealthWatch

Phil Tegeler, JD
Poverty and Race Research Action Council

Theodore Wymyslo, MD
Ohio Association of Community Health Centers