Cedric S. Grant currently serves as the Executive Director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans.� In this role of Facilities, Infrastructure and Community Development for the City Of New Orleans. �He is responsible for the City’s billion dollar capital development, infrastructure, and housing programs.Cedric S. Grant served as the Deputy Mayor of Facilities, Infrastructure and Community Development for the City Of New Orleans. �He was responsible for the City’s billion dollar capital development, infrastructure, and housing programs.Mr. Grant served as Chief Administrative Officer of Ascension Parish, Louisiana. �He was responsible for management and oversight of all governmental operations for this Parish of 350 square miles and a population of 104,000.Governor Kathleen Blanco appointed Mr. Grant Deputy Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development in 2004. �He served until 2008. �As Deputy Secretary, Mr. Grant was responsible for the day to day operations of the department, public-private partnerships and major special economic development capital projects. �In this role he managed a workforce of 5,000 people and a $1.4 billion budget. �Prior to his appointment, Mr. Grant was employed by Parsons Corporation in Atlanta, where he managed road and highway infrastructure projects valued at $10 million for clients such as the Georgia Department of Transportation and the City of Atlanta.Prior to his Parsons employment, Mr. Grant worked over thirty years in several distinct appointments in local government and public agencies, most recently as the Chief Administrative Officer, for the City of New Orleans, Director of Capital Projects, for the New Orleans Downtown Development District, and Planning Manager, for the Port of New Orleans.Mr. Grant served his country in the United States Army and completed 23 years of active and reserve service. �In 1995 he retired as a Major. �During his military career, Mr. Grant served in the Gulf War and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, four Army Commendation Medals and the Selective Service Meritorious Service Medal.A New Orleans native, Mr. Grant is a certified City Manager and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of New Orleans and a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Political Science from Xavier University of Louisiana. �Mr. Grant also serves on several boards and commissions, including the National Forum for Black Public Administrators and Delgado Community College Foundation.
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