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Leyla Compani

Leyla Compani is the Chief Development Officer at Welcoming America, where she oversees fundraising and development activities, engaging individual and philanthropic partners in our mission.

Leyla has worked for a decade in fundraising for non-profit organizations that serve children and vulnerable populations. She immigrated to America from Iran as a young child, and also spent her childhood and teenage years living in Canada before making America her permanent home. Prior to her non-profit career, she was the owner and creative director of a design and marketing firm in Atlanta. 

She holds a B.F.A. in Communication Design from the Atlanta College of Art and an M.P.H. with a focus on health management and policy from Georgia State University.