Come for an update on what is going on now and coming up in Minneapolis. We will welcome Steve Cramer back to speak about all the development happening in Minneapolis including projects such as Downtown East, the redesign of Nicollet Mall and US Bank Stadium. Steve will also give us an update on progress with the Intersections: Downtown 2025 Plan.
Cramer is the President and CEO of the Minneapolis Downtown Council and
Downtown Improvement District. He was a Minneapolis City Council member
from 1984 to 1993. Steve also worked for the nonprofit organization
Project for Pride in Living from 1994 through 1999, serving as the
director of housing and development, chief operating officer and finally
president and executive director. He then served as director of the
Minneapolis Community Development Agency (known today as CPED) from 1999
to February 2002 and as director of the Hennepin County Department of
Housing, Community Works & Transit from February 2002 to August
2003, when he rejoined Project for Pride in Living as their president
and executive director until joining the Downtown Council in December
Presently, Steve serves on the Boards of the Minneapolis
Regional Chamber of Commerce, Meet Minneapolis, Opportunity Partners and
Catholic Charities. He is the co-chair of both the Hennepin County
Workforce Leadership Council and the Heading Home Hennepin Executive
Committee. Steve also serves as the District D Commissioner on the
Metropolitan Airport Commission since his appointment by Governor Mark
Dayton in December 2012.
A long-time Minnesota Twins fan, Steve also served as Chair of the Minnesota Ballpark Authority from 2006 – 2014.
has a Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning from the University of
Tulsa and a Master of Arts in Public Affairs from the Humphrey Institute
of the University of Minnesota.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Double Tree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd