Christina Crespi: Leading Miami's Downtown Renaissance

May 2024
IWF Sister, Christina Crespi, CEO of the Miami Downtown Development Authority since 2020, has been at the forefront of Miami's urban growth, fostering the expansion of businesses and cultural programs in the downtown area. Under her leadership, the DDA has supported the relocation of 30 companies and introduced grants for startups during the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic. Crespi, who holds a master's in social work, merges her keen interest in community welfare with strategic urban planning, emphasizing arts, culture, and sustainable development. In her downtime, Crespi enjoys playing the piano and singing, showcasing her multifaceted talents both in and out of the office.