Cody has worked for Blackstone’s private equity group in New York and London, and as a developer, working in both infrastructure and real estate development. He co-authored the first academic paper on Opportunity Zones with Stanford Professor Rebecca Lester, serves on the City of Stockton’s Opportunity Zone Advisory Council, and is a part of the Novogradac Opportunity Zone working group, which is advising the I.R.S. on the implementation of the policy. He is currently pursuing masters degrees from Stanford in business and environmental science. Cody is a graduate of Harvard College.