Title: Municipal Clerk
Company: Village of Royal Palm Beach
Location: Royal Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Mary Anne Gould, the municipal clerk for the Village of Royal Palm Beach, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in local government management.
For nearly 17 years, Ms. Gould has found success serving the Village of Royal Palm Beach. In this role, she was responsible for maintaining all village records. In addition, she regularly attended council meetings where she was tasked with keeping minutes. She regularly reported to the mayor, worked with officials to pass ordinances, and assisted attorneys with presenting before councils. As an election official, she was grateful for the ability to talk with and form meaningful relationships with community members with whom she still keeps in contact.
Before establishing herself with the Village of Royal Palm Beach, Ms. Gould excelled as a sales coordinator with Allied Chemical in Houston. Throughout her career, she has maintained her affiliation with the Municipal Clerks Association. Her advice to others who are considering pursuing a career in a similar field is to remain unbiased while talking to people, listen to what others have to say, and understand and acknowledge why others may feel the way they do or possess differing viewpoints. Above all, she wants to be remembered as a positive, approachable person who was always willing to listen and work together with her colleagues to reach mutually beneficial decisions. Looking toward the future, she aims to spend quality time with her family, friends, and four grandchildren.
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