Mayor Tom Henry today announced Cindy Joyner has been promoted to director of the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division.
Joyner has 16 years of experience in local government. Since 2008, she’s served as a deputy director in the Community Development Division overseeing the Neighborhood Code Compliance Department. Under Joyner’s direction, Neighborhood Code has enhanced customer service and community outreach to residents, neighborhoods and businesses. She’s been recognized for her expertise in the areas of leadership development, management, documentation, budgeting, and building strong relationships with public safety personnel, social service agencies and business and neighborhood leaders.
From 2002-2008, Joyner was a customer relations manager for the City.
Prior to joining the public sector, Joyner worked for over a dozen years in the private sector with extensive experience and expertise in property management and marketing.
“Cindy is a trusted and dedicated public servant committed to meeting the needs of our community,” said Mayor Henry. “I appreciate and value her professionalism, leadership and communication skills. She has an unwavering spirit to do what’s right for residents and businesses. Her work ethic and belief in Fort Wayne will serve us well now and in the future.”
Joyner is involved in several community volunteer activities. She currently serves as a board member with Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers and Neighborhood Health Clinic. She’s also a block captain for the Harrison Hill Neighborhood Association and has been active with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana.
Joyner earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Indiana Tech. She will begin her new duties immediately.