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City Hires New Building Department Manager

Dateline: January 11, 2016 – Mayor Earl M. Leiken announced that Kyle Krewson has been hired as the City’s new Building Department Manager. Krewson joins the City from Cleveland State University’s Center for Instructional Technology, where he managed teams involved in the planning, design, and renovation of the university’s labs, conference rooms, and classrooms. He began his term as Building Department Manager on December 14, 2015.

Krewson has extensive experience in project and construction management. He brings an ability to leverage technology to streamline business practices and considerable experience ensuring construction documents adhere to local, state, and federal building guidelines and zoning codes. For the past five years, Krewson has also served as the vice-chairman of the board of zoning appeals in Lakewood, where he lives with his wife, Megan, and two young children.   “We are very pleased to announce the hiring of Kyle to manage the City’s Building Department. His expertise is well-aligned with the City’s strategic goal to deliver efficient, 21st century government services,” said Mayor Leiken.

Krewson earned a Master’s of Urban Planning, Design, and Development and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Safety Management from Cleveland State University. He also holds a certificate in Geographic Information Systems.

For additional information, please contact Chief Administrative Officer Jeri E. Chaikin at 216-491-1424 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday, December 8, 2016