City hires communications director

Mary Trupo

Cleveland Heights announced in a July 17 press release that Mary Trupo has been hired as its director of communications and community engagement.

Trupo comes to the city from Washington, D.C., where she most recently was senior advisor and director in the Office of Public Affairs for the International Trade Administration (ITA) in the U.S. Department of Commerce. She has previously worked in communications for the National Association of Realtors and the American Public Transportation Association.

The press release states that Trupo is skilled in the development of effective marketing, outreach and communication strategies. In her last position she oversaw the production, marketing and distribution of newsletters, Web content, talking points and speeches.

"Mary Trupo has everything that we have been looking for to improve our communication to our residents and to expand our image throughout the Greater Cleveland area," said City Manager Tanisha Briley.

Trupo is a native Clevelander with a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Old Dominion University and graduate studies in public policy at American University.

Kim Sergio Inglis

Kim Sergio Inglis, editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer, adapted this article from a Cleveland Heights press release.

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Volume 10, Issue 8, Posted 11:15 AM, 07.18.2017