As a member of the research team, Sydney Martis supports Team NEO’s core mission of business attraction and expansion by providing economic, demographic, workforce and real estate data to help provide the business case for companies to locate or expand in Northeast Ohio.
Sydney has had a variety of experiences prior to joining Team NEO, including serving Concord Township in Lake County as a Planner / Assistant Zoning Inspector, working as a graduate research assistant for the Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University (CSU), and was first exposed to the field of economic development as an Economic Development Aide at the City of Akron.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning and Development from CSU during which she won 3rd place for an Urban Development/Market Analysis competition. She attained her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Akron. Sydney is actively involved in the Cleveland chapter of American Planning Association (APA).