Diaz Names Scott-McFadden New Deputy BP

Marricka Scott-McFadden. Credit: Office of the Bronx BP-Flickr

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today officially announced that Marricka Scott-McFadden would serve as the new Deputy Bronx Borough President, beginning in January 2018. Last Sunday,the Bronx Chronicle cited sources naming Scott-McFadden as the likely pick for Deputy BP to replace the recently retired Aurelia Greene.
“Marricka Scott-McFadden has decades of experience in both the public and private sector, and I am thrilled to welcome her voice to my administration,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “My staff and I look forward to working with Ms. Scott-McFadden as we continue to advance a positive transformative agenda for The Bronx.

“I thank Borough President Diaz for this tremendous opportunity, and I look forward to working with stakeholders across the borough, city and state as we continue to implement a positive agenda for the betterment of the more than 1.4 million people who, like me, are proud to call this borough their home,” said Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden.

Marricka Scott-McFadden has spent nearly 20 years in politics and public service. Ms. Scott-McFadden served as chief of staff for more than a decade to the current New York State Assembly Speaker, Carl E. Heastie. In this role she oversaw day to day operations of Mr. Heastie’s office and managed his legislative and policy units.

Most recently, Ms. Scott-McFadden served as a vice-president in the New York City and Albany offices of the nationally recognized consulting firm Mercury Public Affairs.

Ms. Scott-McFadden received her bachelor’s degree from CUNY’s Herbert H. Lehman College and her master’s degree in Public Affairs and Administration from Metropolitan College of New York. In 2009, she was named one of City Hall News’s “40 Under 40 Rising Stars in Politics. She has also earned a spot on City & State’s 2016 list of the Bronx Most Influential Persons.

Ms. Scott-McFadden resides in the Northeast Bronx. She replaces Hon. Aurelia Greene, who retired as Deputy Bronx Borough President in December.

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