(Dublin, OH) – Dublin Economic Development Director Colleen Gilger has announced Rachel Ray will be joining the Economic Development team on July 20, 2015.
Ray has worked for the City since 2008 as a member of Dublin’s Land Use and Long Range Planning team. Ray has served as the project manager for the Bridge Street District since the visioning efforts begin in 2009. She also manages the City’s Administrative Review Team (ART) which reviews applications for the Bridge Street and West Innovation Districts and wireless communications facilities. Ray’s notable accomplishments with the City include guiding the Bridge Street District development code from draft through the community public approval process, developing the Bridge Street District sign guidelines and the Shier Rings Roadway Corridor Character Study.
“Rachel’s project management experience and in-depth knowledge of the City’s land use policies, approval procedures, and regulatory environment give her an excellent foundation as an Economic Development Administrator,” said Gilger. “She is passionate about creating and sustaining great places and understands the relationship among economic vitality, thoughtful planning and cultivating relationships – all keys to successful business retention and attraction.”
Ray is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Masters of City and Regional Planning with Distinction and a B.A. in History.
She is a member of the American Planning Association, Urban Land Institute, Toast Masters International and is a 2013 Leadership Dublin graduate.