Jovana Rizzo is a Vice President at BerlinRosen, where she advises real estate, economic development and higher education clients on strategic communications, messaging, crises and more. She has spearheaded PR campaigns for multibillion-dollar mixed-use destinations, nonprofit builders, affordable housing advocates and renowned universities. Jovana has more than a decade of experience in communications, with a focus on real estate and urbanism. Before joining BerlinRosen, she wrote for The Real Deal and was a press officer for the New York City Department of City Planning. Jovana is a native of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn; a graduate of NYU; and a first-generation American (with a big Italian family).