Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York hired Stephen Morello as counselor to the chairman and CEO. In that role, Morello will direct the communications, government relations and community affairs divisions of the MTA and its agencies.
A veteran of state and city government, Morello has served for the past year as deputy director of communications in the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo. His previous government assignments include serving as press secretary to Governor Mario Cuomo and as deputy and then press secretary to Governor Hugh Carey and as director of communications for the NYC Department of Education. Morello also served as Deputy Commissioner for the NYC Department of Correction.
Morello’s private sector marketing and communications management experience includes serving as vice president for global communications for the Readers Digest Company and as president and CEO of the New York City Convention and Visitors Bureau-now known as NYC & Company.