Economic development and travel PR agency Development Counsellors International has promoted Judy Lee to the role of vice president.
Lee, who joined DCI in 2012, was formerly account director for the agency’s Economic Development Division. Prior to joining DCI, she was a VP at Rubenstein Public Relations, a senior director at HL Group, and an account supervisor at Spring O'Brien. Her current clients at DCI include The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Columbus 2020 and Greater Phoenix Economic Council.
In her new role, Lee will serve as a lead strategist for clients and will also oversee sales and business development, serving as international business development director for DCI's Economic Development Division, which serves city, region, state and country investment agencies.
DCI Senior VP Dariel Curren referred to Lee as a “super-smart, strategic thinker with a deep understanding of what works and what doesn’t in economic development marketing.”