Meet Your Speakers
Sandra Acosta, AICP
Founder and Principal of AIM and has a 28-year career in housing and economic development. Through AIM, Ms. Acosta applies her experience in the public, private and philanthropic sectors to support organizations seeking to conceptualize and implement innovative housing and economic development policies, programs, investments, and projects. Her real estate development and planning experience has provided her with the tools and knowledge to analyze local markets; identify program and project opportunities; create and manage budgets, schedules, tasks, and reporting requirements; select and manage project teams; and facilitate complex stakeholder discussions. Ms. Acosta has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy Analysis and Management from the New School for Social Research, a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, AICP certification from the American Planning Association, and is an NDC certified Economic Development Professional. She currently serves on the Board of the Citizen’s Housing and Planning Council. Ms. Acosta is also bilingual in Spanish.
Over 26 years of experience taking projects from inception and planning to implementation and evaluation. Ms. Caudill is an experienced data analysis professional who is committed to helping clients better understand the landscape in which they operate. She brings to AIM a diverse set of experience that enables us to be creative and innovative planners and development consultants. Ms. Caudill currently serves as the data lead for housing and market studies. She analyzes existing conditions and works with the team to develop tools and project concepts that support client priorities and needs. Ms. Caudill has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computing-Business from Furman University, a Master of Science Degree in Geology from Georgia State University.