Julie McGovern Voyzey has been appointed Director of Communications & Marketing, Mayor David E. Weiss announced today. McGovern Voyzey has served in the City’s Communications & Marketing Department since 2010.
McGovern Voyzey first joined the City as Community Information Representative. She was promoted to Communications & Marketing Specialist in 2013 and then to Senior Specialist in 2016, before assuming the helm of the Department on June 1.
“Julie has been an integral member of the Communications & Marketing Department for almost a decade,” said Mayor Weiss. “She is a talented communications professional and, as a longtime Shaker resident, deeply committed to the City. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with her in this new role.”
During her time with the City, McGovern Voyzey has managed all aspects of the Communications & Marketing Department, including day-to-day operations and external communications, developing and overseeing the City’s new Shaker365 marketing campaign, and the publication of Shaker Life magazine.
Before her communications career, McGovern Voyzey worked on the development and implementation of federal affordable housing initiatives in Washington DC and Raleigh, North Carolina.
McGovern Voyzey earned a Master of City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University. She is also a graduate of Shaker Heights High School.