Tracie Davies was named Director of the Public Utilities Department for the City of Columbus in January 2016. She previously served as the Director of the Department of Public Service beginning in July 2013. Davies joined the City of Columbus in 2008 as an Assistant Director of Development and became the first Director of the Department of Building and Zoning Services in 2010. Davies also served as Director of Public Service for the City of Marysville from 2002 to 2008. Prior to that Davies served as an Assistant Director of Public Service and Assistant to the Mayor for the City of Gahanna and as Infrastructure Project Manager for the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce.