Director of Community Relations Board

Grady Stevenson, Executive Director of the Community Relations Board, was most recently the interim director of the Community Relations Board for the City of Cleveland where he works to promote relations among Cleveland’s racial and cultural groups.

He began his career with the City of Cleveland in 1989 serving as a meter reader and later a customer service representative with the Departments of Public Works and Public Utilities. He returned to the City in 2006 to work for the Department of Community Relations as a supervisor in the areas of community outreach and crisis intervention.

Grady worked as a liaison from the city to local families victimized by violence, planned several community events to increase positive relationships between the police force and the public, and has connected several ethnic communities within Cleveland to local resources.

He also serves as the Pastor of Damascus Road Ministries.