Sevara serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for POAH Communities and has more than 15 years of leadership experience in real estate development and operations, strategy and project management. She is responsible to lead a team of VP’s and Directors and oversee successful operations against a set of benchmarks established by POAH Communities. Overall, she will ensure that operating systems, policies, and procedures are in place and contribute to making POAH Communities a great place to work. Prior to joining POAH Communities, Sevara served as Director of Real Estate for Chicago Public Schools. She was selected to lead licensing processes for over 400 lease agreements and steer operations of leased administrative facilities including schools, parking lots, administrative offices, and vacant land for the entire district. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and a Master of Business Administration with concentration in Real Estate from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. Sevara currently resides in the Kenwood neighborhood of Chicago, with her husband Renzie and their three children.