Personnel note: Ballard Partners adds Tony Crapp, Jr. to Miami office

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Former Miami City Manager Tony Crapp Jr. has joined Ballard Partners as a new partner in the Miami office.

As a part of the team at Ballard Partners, Crapp brings years of local government operations and public policy experience. Crapp, currently a managing partner at PC & Associates of South Florida, also served as a longtime aide and Chief of Staff to Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado.

“Tony will be a fantastic addition to Ballard Partners,” said Ballard Partners President Brian Ballard. “He is well-respected in the Miami-Dade community and his background in city government and public policy issues will make him a vital member of our team.”

While he takes on a new role with Ballard Partners, Crapp will continue his work with PC & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in governmental affairs, business development, public relations and marketing.

“I am thrilled to join Ballard Partners,” Crapp said. “Like Brian and his team, I am passionate about working with clients with a diverse set of issues and I look forward to bringing my experience to help develop solutions and maximize results.”

Prior to joining PC & Associates, Crapp worked at GrayRobinson, focusing on governmental and public policy issues. He also spent 15 years in various high-level roles at the City of Miami, the second largest city in Florida. Mayor Regalado appointed Crapp City Manager in 2010.

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