Mayor Cavalier Johnson has chosen Jackie Q. Carter to function Milwaukee’s Municipal Port Director, in accordance with a press launch.
On this place, Carter will direct business and leisure operations at Port Milwaukee, oversee a workers of twenty folks, and administer Overseas Commerce Zone No. 41. The appointment is topic to Frequent Council approval.
A lifelong resident of Milwaukee, Carter has labored within the native non-profit and public sector for greater than 20 years. She most not too long ago served because the Finance & Administration Officer for Port Milwaukee, the place she offered oversight of all Port enterprise operations, together with its monetary, human useful resource, and administrative capabilities. She has been integral in serving to to form the division’s strategic planning and grant funding efforts.
Upon affirmation, Carter will develop into the primary girl, and the primary Black individual to function Director of Port Milwaukee. She will even be the one Black individual to function director of a port authority within the State of Wisconsin.
“I’m honored to pick out Jackie Q. Carter for this historic appointment to guide Milwaukee’s port,” Mayor Cavalier Johnson mentioned. “After listening to candidates with experience from all over the world, Jackie is solely the only option to hold out the Port’s mission of selling commerce and supporting the native economic system. I’m assured Jackie will speed up the superb work underway at Port Milwaukee.”
Carter earned a Grasp of Enterprise Administration with an emphasis in Public Administration from Concordia College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Alverno School, with a double main in Enterprise & Administration and Skilled Communication. She is a spouse, mom, and minister who performs an integral function in reshaping the religious and socio-economic legacy of her household and group.
Carter succeeds former port director Adam Tindall-Schlicht, who was appointed the Administrator of the Nice Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Improvement Company.