Steve Cramer, Chair, Minnesota Ballpark Authority: President and CEO of the Minneapolis Downtown Council and Downtown Improvement District. Mr. Cramer was a Minneapolis City Council member from 1984 to 1993. He 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. Mr. Cramer served as director of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency 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. He became president and CEO of the Minneapolis Downtown Council and Downtown Improvement District in December of 2013.
He was appointed to the Minnesota Ballpark Authority by the Hennepin County Board in 2006.