Gutt, a native of San Antonio, now serves as the corporate communications and marketing specialist for the Charlotte, N.C., where she is charged with strategic communications, marketing and public relations for several city departments, including the city manager. She directs outreach and communications to light rail, streetcar, the NASCARE hall of Fame, the city’s bond and other programs. Gutt began her career as a public affairs officer in the U.S. Air Force and later worked for Dayton, Ohio Power and Light and various arts and other non-profit groups. She and her husband Ron have three children. She starts in the Fort Worth post April 29.