Mary Castel, Partner, leads Urban Strategies’ Business Development and Communications. She works with teams to develop social media strategies for public and stakeholder engagement, and founded the Urban Strategies® Academy, a collaborative employee education program that acts as a knowledge accelerator and cultural incubator. She co-led the development of Community Compass®, Urban Strategies’ proprietary online engagement/survey tool that incorporates sophisticated interactive mapping functions that allows for deep analysis of how community members interact with their environment. She is the Communications Co-Chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Toronto Chapter, and is a founding member of the Women’s Development Collaborative. She has written for Spacing magazine and is a regular blogger on urban issues.
Director, Business Development + Communications
Places to Grow
Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe
After half a century, the City of Troy has embarked on an exciting new initiative: the creation of a new Comprehensive Plan to best position the City for success and prosperity in the 21st century.
Urban Strategies provided urban planning expertise related to master planning, policy, and the regulatory framework.