Myia Batie is an affordable housing practitioner and works with the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) where she leverages her experience in housing policy, philanthropy, and financial underwriting to bring capital to high-impact and catalytic community development projects and initiatives. Before joining OCCH, Myia worked as the Program and Policy Manager for the Ohio Housing Finance Agency where she was responsible for program planning, policy development and resource allocation that helped to facilitate affordable housing production statewide. She holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Community and Regional Planning from Iowa State University, and was a 2011 L. Douglas Wilder Graduate Fellow with the Virginia Housing Development Authority in partnership with the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. In 2018, Myia was recognized by Affordable Housing Finance Magazine as a young leader and impact maker for her work in the field of affordable housing development and finance. Myia is an adjunct professor with the City and Regional Planning section of the Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University, serves on the Board of Directors for the Ohio Poverty Law Center and the Columbus Landmarks Foundation. She resides in Columbus, Ohio with her family.