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Posted on: January 10, 2023

City of University City hires Mary Goodman as Communications Manager

Mary Goodman

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – Today, City Manager Gregory Rose announced that the City of University City has hired Mary Goodman to serve as the City’s newest Communications Manager effective immediately.

“It’s critical that our residents, employees and business owners have clear, honest, timely and transparent communications coming from City Hall. We’re fortunate to have Mary join our team with her years of experience working in the nonprofit and government sectors. We look forward to the future of communications at University City with Mary at the helm,” said City Manager Gregory Rose.

As Communications Manager for University City, Goodman will serve as the primary media contact for the City and lead communication activities that will positively engage the community and City initiatives. She will work closely with the media, community stakeholders, city employees, residents and others to strengthen and improve the City’s communications strategy to ensure timely and consistent messaging from the City.

“I am honored to have received this opportunity with the City of University City. University City is a wonderful community with more than 100 years of rich history and roots in our region. I look forward to sharing these stories along with proactive and meaningful communications for our residents, employees and businesses,” said Communications Manager Mary Goodman.

Goodman joins University City with more than 10 years of experience in communications and public relations. She most recently served as Public Relations and Legislative Director for the President of the Board of Aldermen at the City of St. Louis.

A native of St. Louis, Goodman holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala. as well as a master’s degree in business administration from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo.


About University City: University City was incorporated on September 4, 1906, by founder Edward Gardner Lewis, as a city of learning, culture and beautiful neighborhoods. This diverse community of approximately 35,000 residents provides welcoming neighborhoods, thriving business districts and is a great place to live, learn, work and be entertained. More information is available at

Media Contact:
Mary Goodman
314.505.8572 (o)

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