FRAMINGHAM – City of Framingham Mayor Yvonne Spicer has hired a new senior advisor.
Hannah Woit started on March 23 with the City of Framingham at a salary of $79,594.32.
Spicer’s first & only senior advisor of external relations Jacquetta Van Zandt left in November to go work for Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III’s senate campaign. It was a newly-created position by Mayor Spicer in January 2017.
Woit is the former assistant for policy & operations for the former Newton Mayor Setti Warren. She held the job from January 2014 to November 2017.
She was a nutrition health coach in New York as of April 2018, until she was hired by the Mayor.
She worked for 3 months in 2019 for the City of Detroit as a summer policy associate. Her resume said she “developed GSD’s cost recovery and service allocation framework, assigning over $55 million in services and resources across 29 departments and divisions as part of the City’s continued post-bankruptcy focus on financial rigor.”
Woit said, in her resume, she “crafted City’s first comprehensive analysis of GSD service costs for financial and operational decision-making and its first protocol for determining public building occupancy costs” and “built annual budget cycle protocol for GSD service planning and resource allocation, internal and external communications standard operating procedures, and Fleet Service Level Agreement.”
Woit said during those 3 months in Detroit, in her resume, she “created the cost allocation policy launch presentation delivered by GSD Director to Agency Chief Financial Officers.”
Woit was a scheduler for former Boston City Councilor At-Large John Connolly from April to December 2013.
Woit graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor’s in Foreign Service in 2011.
She has been working on her MBA from Columbia Business School from 2018-2020.