Ryan Gohlich has been named to the position of Director of Community Development for the City of Beverly Hills. The appointment is effective Feb. 26. Gohlich will succeed Susan Healy Keene who recently announced her retirement after 12 years with the City.
“I am so pleased to congratulate Ryan on his new role,” said City Manager George Chavez. “Susan’s success has provided a strong foundation for Ryan as he leads the department forward. His superior technical knowledge combined with an understanding of our community have prepared him well for the work ahead.”
As Director of Community Development, Gohlich will oversee the divisions of Planning, Development Services, Community Preservation, Rent Stabilization and Special Events and Filming.
Gohlich began his career with the City of Beverly Hills in 2007 as an Assistant Planner and has served in a variety of roles during his tenure including Senior Planner and Assistant Director of Community Development/City Planner since 2015.