Personnel File

Laura Bray

On August 10th, 2015 Laura Bray was announced as the new Executive Director for the Milwaukee office of LISC.

On May 1, 2015 she stepped down from being BioForward’s CEO.

On September 18th, 2014 she became BioForward’s CEO.

Previously she was the executive director of the Menomonee Valley Partners for 10 years.

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Laura Bray Named MATC’s Vice President of College Advancement and External Communications
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Laura Bray Named MATC’s Vice President of College Advancement and External Communications

Bray has spent most of her career building public-private collaborative teams to deliver results in community and economic development.

850 Attendees Salute MANDI Winners

850 Attendees Salute MANDI Winners

COA Youth and Family Centers was big winner but 8 others got awards.

Interim Director Named at LISC Milwaukee

Interim Director Named at LISC Milwaukee

Laura Bray's departure caught board off-guard, search for new leader could take months.

LISC Milwaukee Director Laura Bray Resigns

LISC Milwaukee Director Laura Bray Resigns

Leaves just four months after replacing longtime director Leo Ries at neighborhood improvement group.

15 MANDI Finalists Announced

15 MANDI Finalists Announced

Nominees for neighborhood development innovation includes Doors Open and Walnut Way.

15 Named for Improving Central City Neighborhoods
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15 Named for Improving Central City Neighborhoods

“Unsung Heroes” Selected as Finalists for the 2016 Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation

More Dialogue With Police Needed?

More Dialogue With Police Needed?

Chief Flynn, neighborhood leaders look for ways to combat crime.

New Leaders Could Impact Neighborhoods

New Leaders Could Impact Neighborhoods

Interviews with four new executive directors of community groups.

New Leader of LISC Aims to Improve City

New Leader of LISC Aims to Improve City

Laura Bray helped revitalize Menomonee Valley, oversaw Three Bridges Park.

LISC Selects Laura Bray as New Executive Director
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LISC Selects Laura Bray as New Executive Director

Bray Brings Successes From Menomonee Valley to Broader Milwaukee Development

Menomonee Valley Partners announces Corey Zetts as its new Executive Director
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Menomonee Valley Partners announces Corey Zetts as its new Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Menomonee Valley Partners, Inc. has announced the appointment of Corey Zetts as its Executive Director.

Can Milwaukee Repeat the Menomonee Valley’s Success?

Can Milwaukee Repeat the Menomonee Valley’s Success?

Public Policy Forum highlights seven keys to the success of the Menomonee Valley.

Corey Zetts appointed Acting Executive Director of Menomonee Valley Partners
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Corey Zetts appointed Acting Executive Director of Menomonee Valley Partners

Laura Bray, who has served as Executive Director of MVP since 2004, was named today as the incoming CEO of BIOforward, Inc.

Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public This Saturday July 20
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Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public This Saturday July 20

Ceremony, community activities to launch major new urban river park

Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public Saturday July 20
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Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public Saturday July 20

Ceremony, community activities to launch major new urban river park

Bike Czar: New Bike Trails Coming to Milwaukee
Bike Czar

New Bike Trails Coming to Milwaukee

Three Bridges Park and the extension of the KK bike trail will bring excitement -- and great biking opportunities -- to the city.

“Three Bridges Park” to Open on July 20th
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“Three Bridges Park” to Open on July 20th

Partners launch capital campaign to complete fundraising

City Nonprofits Avoid Residency Debate

City Nonprofits Avoid Residency Debate

One community leader castigates non-profits for not taking a stand on state proposal to end city residency requirement.

Community invited to submit ideas for name of new park in the Menomonee Valley
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Community invited to submit ideas for name of new park in the Menomonee Valley

24-acre park along Menomonee River to open July 20

Humility hogs all the attention at “Envisioning the Seen”
Photo Gallery: Envisioning the Seen: Milwaukee’s Future
Photo Gallery

Envisioning the Seen

Milwaukee's future, in photos.

Envisioning the Seen: Milwaukee’s Future – Today, June 18th
Envisioning the Seen

Milwaukee’s Future – Today, June 18th

The Pabst Theater plays host to Envisioning the Seen: Milwaukee's Future tonight, June 18th. Ten Milwaukeeans and two moderators will hold an open-ended, fireside-style discussion, followed by an audience question and answer period.