M.U.P. Community Planning, University of Washington
M.P.A. Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Washington
B.A. Social Policy, Western Washington University
Kadie Bell Sata joined ECONorthwest as a Project Manager in 2016. She has over 10 years of experience working on urban planning and social policy in both the public and private sectors in Washington, Oregon, and New York. She has demonstrated expertise related to assessment of economic, social, and environmental impacts of policy decisions. Prior to joining ECONorthwest, Kadie was a Team Leader at the NYC Department of City Planning where she managed a complex and multi-faceted Resilient Neighborhood project involving coordination with multiple levels of government to produce and implement a shared long-term vision. Prior to her work in NYC, while with Public Health – Seattle & King County, Kadie managed a federal stimulus-funded portfolio of transportation and land use grants to local jurisdictions aimed at reducing health disparities through policy, system, and environmental changes. Kadie has teamed on various other long-range planning, capital project, and social policy initiatives in and around Seattle including the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project, Seattle Waterfront Seawall, development of affordable housing, neighborhood planning, community-driven parks and right-of-way improvements, HOPE VI housing, and as an equity and social justice facilitator. Kadie is the treasurer for the Women & Planning Division of the American Planning Association and former Seattle Planning Commissioner.