Syracuse, N.Y. – Mayor Ben Walsh and Meg O’Connell, Executive Director of the Allyn Family Foundation, are pleased to announce that Stephanie Pasquale, Commissioner of the City’s Department of Neighborhood and Business Development (NBD), will take a newly-created position with the Allyn Family Foundation as Director of Neighborhood Advancement focused on delivering place-based housing and neighborhood redevelopment strategies.
In her new role with the Allyn Family Foundation, Pasquale will serve as a liaison between the City of Syracuse, the Syracuse Housing Authority, and community partners throughout the development of larger-scale, mixed income and affordable housing projects, including Blueprint 15, ensuring all plans and projects fit within established community priorities and comprehensive plans to support thriving neighborhoods.
“Stephanie’s move to the Allyn Family Foundation plays to her greatest strengths in neighborhood revitalization and represents true capacity building for Syracuse. The City will gain from the abilities of a new leader in NBD while our community continues to benefit from Stephanie’s intelligence, creativity, and passion in her new position with the Foundation,” stated Mayor Walsh.
“It has been an honor and privilege to work with Mayor Walsh and the entire city team to further Syracuse neighborhoods,” said Pasquale. “I look forward to continuing to work on behalf of Syracuse and its residents, along with the City and all of our community’s champions.”
Stephanie Pasquale will begin working for the Allyn Family Foundation in early 2020.