Mayor Brandon M. Scott Names Additional Members of Executive Team
Tuesday Dec 15th, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BALTIMORE, MD (Tuesday, December 15, 2020) — This afternoon, Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the additional members of his executive team who will serve in important posts in his administration: J. Leslie Carter, Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Administration; Stefanie Mavronis, Acting Director of Communication; Scott Davis, Acting Director of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods; and Daphney Williams, Director of the Mayor's Office of Correspondence and Constituent Services.
“This team takes pride in accessibility, transparency, and constituent services, and I know they will be an integral part of building a city government that operates and communicates in a new way,” said Mayor Brandon M. Scott. “With combined decades of experience and leadership in their communities, I am confident that our residents will find representation in those on my team as we work to build a better Baltimore.”
Leslie Carter will serve the Scott administration as Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Administration. Carter joined the Office of then-Council President Scott in June of 2019 in the role of Director of Administration, where she was successful in saving the City Council $1 million over the course of a year. Prior to working in city government, she worked as a senior Contract Security Officer with the Department of Defense. With over 10 years of experience with both personnel security and project management, she brings a significant amount of experience and expertise to the Mayor’s Office. She has a degree in Criminal Justice, is a community leader and founded the Southwest Leadership Roundtable, where she serves as Board Chair.
Stefanie Mavronis will serve the Scott administration as Acting Director of Communication. Previously, Mavronis served as Director of Communication in the City Council President’s Office and Director of Civic Engagement for Councilmember Zeke Cohen. Prior to working in city government, Mavronis was senior producer for the Peabody-award winning Marc Steiner Show on Baltimore NPR affiliate WEAA 88.9FM. She graduated from UMBC, where she was a Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar, with degrees in Political Science and Media and Communication Studies. Mavronis earned her Master in Public Affairs and Certificate in Urban Policy and Planning from the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.
Scott Davis will serve the Scott administration as Acting Director of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods. Davis previously served as Director of Neighborhood Relations and as a neighborhood liaison in the Office of the Baltimore City Council President. In those roles, he responded to constituent issues from across the city and worked to ensure city government was responsive to the needs of all residents. Prior to working in city government, Davis was a Spanish teacher with Baltimore County Public Schools. He also served as a community aide for Argentine Delegate Dr. Elisa Carrio. He and his husband live in the Medfield neighborhood in North Baltimore. Davis is a graduate of Goucher College.
Daphney Williams will serve the Scott administration as Director of the Mayor's Office of Correspondence and Constituent Services. Williams has over 25 years of progressive professional and management experience and an extensive background in constituent services. Since 2014, Williams has served as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Correspondence and Constituent Services where she manages constituent outreach and data. For two years, she served as deputy director of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods and Constituent Services and has ample experience in youth services and coordination.