“Catherine Crosby has been a tremendous leader for the city of Dayton,” Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley said in a statement. “Dayton’s loss is Toledo’s gain.”
The Human Relations Council is in charge of civil rights enforcement for residents and investigates and adjudicates discrimination complaints related to housing, employment, public accommodation and credit. The council also assists minority- and women-owned businesses and promotes equal treatment of citizens.
Crosby, 40, who is from Cleveland, earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wilberforce University and a master’s degree in public administration from Wright State University.
“Katy has myriad experience that she will bring to Toledo to help continue our strategic improvement,” Mayor Kapszukiewicz said.
“I am very excited about this opportunity to use my diverse experience to implement the mayor’s ambitious plan for Toledo,” Ms. Crosby said. “Toledo has a lot of similarities to Dayton, including a welcoming community, minor league baseball, booming downtown development, and a great waterfront. I am looking forward to making new friends and playing an important role in Toledo’s continued growth.”