Lafayette Crump Archives

WEDC Commissioner Lafayette Crump announces grants to help fight coronavirus pandemic

August 13, 2020

Lafayette Crump, who was approved as the new Commissioner of City Development for Milwaukee on July 7, 2020, shared efforts by the Wisconsin Economic Development Commission (WEDC) to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and assist local businesses to restart at an outdoor press conference in downtown Milwaukee on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. During… [Read More]

Mayor Barrett and city celebrate completion of ‘Fond du Lac Ave. Safety Project’

July 30, 2020

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (left) was joined by Milwaukee Commissioner of Public Works Jeff Polenske (center left); Department of City Development Director Layfayette Crump (center right); and Sherman Phoenix Director of Programing and Events Jan Anderson (right) to celebrate the completion of the “Fond du Lac Ave. Safety Project.” The… [Read More]

Mayor names Lafayette Crump to head city development

June 4, 2020

Commissioner-nominee is a champion of economic growth and inclusion On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett appointed Lafayette Crump as Commissioner of City Development. Commissioner-designate Crump is a Milwaukee native, an attorney, and a widely respected figure in the city’s development community. Currently, Crump is Chief Diversity, Vendor and Engagement Officer for the… [Read More]