Taveras announces transition team

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Newly-elected Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has selected his transitioning team. They are Jay Placencia, Mark T. Ryan and Myrth York.

Placencia comes from the banking and business development world. Ryan has a background in corporate law, and York will bring a political and philanthropic perspective.

According to a released statement from Taveras's team, the three transition co-chairs will define the Taveras administration's plan, recruit staff and oversee community-driven advisory teams.

Taveras won the Providence Mayor's race with 82 percent of the vote.

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