Senior Project Manager
Ivy has more than 16 years of experience developing and managing public outreach and community relations programs for major Bay Area infrastructure projects, with an emphasis on transportation and land use. She is the Public Information Officer for the Caldecott Fourth Bore Project, a task leader on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Seismic Safety Projects, and serves in an advisory capacity on the I-880 Corridor Improvement Project. She has served as the project manager for numerous transportation and community focused projects, including FasTrak lane reconfigurations, the Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) HOV (High-Occupancy Vehicle) Gap Closure project, and Regional Blueprints, a statewide planning initiative by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to improve regional and local transportation planning efforts by engaging local communities. Ivy jointly developed and launched Circlepoint’s Public Information Academy, which serves as a vehicle for Circlepoint’s public information officers to share information and best practices, and to stay current with the latest trends in transportation communications and community outreach approaches.
Prior to Circlepoint, Ivy served for nine years as a public information specialist with the Contra Costa Water District, supporting construction communications for the building of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir.
Before moving to California, Ivy was the director of Public Information for the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, serving as a key agency spokesperson, overseeing the development of all agency informational and media materials, and developing and implementing numerous press and public events.
Ivy is a 20-year resident of Contra Costa County.