SpecialityAssistant Project Manager, Related Group
BiographyAaron McKinney is an assistant project manager for Related Urban’s currently working on the Liberty Square revitalization project in Liberty City. A Miami native from Liberty City, Aaron has spent over a decade demonstrating his commitment to serving the public in some of Miami-Dade’s most under-served communities. Prior to his tenure with Related Urban, Aaron served as the deputy chief of staff in the office of Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan covering issues related to housing and social services, infrastructure and utilities, and public safety. McKinney spent 3 years as a legislative assistant and advisor to progressive champion, State Senator Dwight Bullard, leading the Senator’s Tallahassee operations and outreach efforts in North Miami-Dade, Collier, and Hendry counties. Aaron’s professional experience also includes several programming and administrative roles in local community-based organizations, including the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project and Empowered Youth, and political organizing for President Barack Obama’s and Governor Charlie Crist’s campaigns in 2012 and 2014. Aaron McKinney is a proud graduate of Florida International University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in political science.
Public Allies Miami Alum
Congressional Black Caucus’ Political Bootcamp Alum
Mosaic Taiwan International Fellow
University of Miami Affordable Housing Community Scholars Alum
Miami Fellows Class XI.