With more than 15 years of media relations, government coordination and journalism experience, Marissa currently leads communication efforts for the City of Austin’s Transportation Department. In this role, she leads a team in creating and implementing communication plans for high-profile initiatives including Vision Zero, shared active transportation, smart mobility and multi-million mobility bond efforts.
Marissa has a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Notre Dame. When she’s not nerding out on transportation, Marissa can usually be found near the table with the carbs. Follow her mobility adventures on Twitter: @Marissa_Monroy or @AustinMobility