Amalia Leighton Cody, PE, AICP
Director of Engineering, Western U.S.
Amalia Leighton Cody, P.E., AICP is the director of Toole Design’s Seattle office. An engineer and planner with nearly two decades years of experience on projects in the public realm, she is passionate about finding creative ways to plan and design sustainable transportation systems that support the economic, social, and environmental health of communities. Her expertise includes transportation projects, environmental programs and public policy, complete streets implementation, as well as drainage and utility design.
A graduate of the University of Washington, Amalia is a licensed professional engineer in Washington and California, and a certified planner. She served on the City of Seattle’s Planning Commission for 10 years from 2006 to 2016, and was Co-Chair from 2014 to 2016. She has also been involved with the Capitol Hill (Seattle) EcoDistrict Steering Committee, the American Planning Association, the American Public Works Association, and the Urban Land Institute.
Outside of the office, Amalia enjoys skiing, cooking and exploring new places outside with her husband, two daughters, and the family dog.