Christina Briggs will be speaking to us about the State of the City
This discussion will provide an overview of key initiatives taking place within the City of Fremont. It will include updates on the City Council’s established priorities, including financial sustainability, enhancing public safety, addressing homelessness, and enhancing commercial district vibrancy. In addition, it will provide information regarding the City’s Economic Recovery Strategy and how Fremont is adapting to a post-COVID economy.
Assistant City Manager Christina Briggs oversees Economic Development, Communications / Legislative Affairs, City Clerk, Human Services, and Information Technology Services for the City of Fremont. Christina has spent a majority of her career in Economic Development, including serving as Fremont’s Economic Development Director prior to her current role. For nearly 20 years, she has lead efforts in business recruitment, job development, and business retention strategies. She also provides economic health analysis, including development of industry cluster strategies for manufacturing and emerging technology. Christina takes particular pride in serving as an interface between business and government to create “win win” collaborations.Prior to Fremont, Christina worked for the City of Anaheim as a Redevelopment Agency Project Manager, where she managed mixed-use, retail, and hotel development projects. Christina is a member of the Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance, International Council of Shopping Centers, and Urban Land Institute. She received her B.A. in Language Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her Master of Public Administration Degree from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.