Milwaukee College Preparatory School
Clifton Crump is the Chief Operations Officer for Milwaukee College Preparatory School (MCP). In this role he serves as a thought leader, working in conjunction with the school’s CEO, to manage and administer daily operations of the four-school public charter network that annually serves 2,000 students with an operating budget of twenty-four million dollars. Clifton came to MCP after having served 20 years in leadership in Municipal government leading departments specializing in public policy, public safety, zoning and community and economic development. Clifton has held various positions within the City of Milwaukee, most extensively, with the Board of Zoning appeals office (BOZA) for 10 years. At BOZA, in the role of Board Secretary, he assisted in the creation of thousands of new businesses and developments. Additionally, he served in the Office of the Mayor, the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee and as the Operations Manager at the Fire and Police Commission (FPC). In his time at FPC, Clifton spearheaded a national recruitment campaign which was able to achieve its application goals and subsequently produce some of the most diverse graduating police classes in the history of the City.
Clifton has a proven track record of being a change agent and strongly believes in enhancing the public health, safety and general welfare of Milwaukee, the state and region. He has served on many boards, including but not limited to; BOZA, the Bronzeville Advisory Committee (Chair), the Black Male Achievement Advisory Council and the Milwaukee Center for Independence (Executive Board).