Please join us in congratulating Lisa Morrell for being hired as Palm Bay's new City Manager. An 18-year employee of the City of Palm Bay. Lisa Morrell joined the City of Palm Bay in August of 2000 as a Network Analyst. She quickly rose through the ranks as a Network Administrator, then Manager and was ultimately promoted to Director of Communications and Information Technology in 2011. During her tenure with the City, she lead her team through the transition to the new web site, upgraded new communication tools including an updated telephone system, increased network capacity and functionality and coordinated the merger of Communications with the Information Technology Department. Under her leadership, Communications and Information Technology has become an effective and efficient support services department at the City of Palm Bay. Originally from Boston, she is a graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Ms. Morrell and her family moved to Florida in 2000 to join other family in the warm tropical climate of Palm Bay.