Denise D. Grant provides quick and decisive leadership to protect Lauderhill’s residents while looking for the best approaches to handle our city’s toughest issues.

Commissioner Denise D. Grant was first elected to the Lauderhill City Commission in November 2018. Two years later, her colleagues bestowed her with the honor of serving as the city’s Vice Mayor. Denise, a Jamaican-American, is the epitome of a servant-leader. She has an immeasurable love for people and the community, and that love has shaped her into a Commissioner for all and a respected policymaker. Denise has earned the respect of her constituents by successfully championing numerous community programs, policies, and initiatives for which she has received several awards and accolades. She holds degrees in Organizational Leadership and International Relations with Certifications in Cultural Diversity and Diplomacy, Communications, and Business Management. Denise is currently a Senior Consultant of Business Development at a commercial litigation law firm. Previously, Commissioner Grant served at McKinsey & Company, Inc., Boston Consulting Group, and the Trinity Broadcasting Network. Commissioner Grant sits on several governmental boards, including the National League of Cities Human Development committee. Her crowning joy is being a mother to her fifteen-year-old Joshua.

  • The COVID-19 public health crisis and resulting economic crisis created a variety of challenges for our working families; that is why I created the Senior Delivery Program through this program, I mobilized 76 volunteers to feed over 15,000 seniors.

  • Spearheaded the Rebound Lauderhill Business Program which provided critical assistance to small businesses across the City, facilitating the urgent deployment of support to help our business community not just persevere, but recover on solid footing.
  • Designated May as Small Business Month & created the Lauderhill Business Bus Tour Program.
  • Worked with Visit Lauderdale, an initiative of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, to identify Ilene Lieberman Park as a Florida Destination location.
  • Created the City’s Vision Plan initiative.
  • Worked with my colleagues to develop the Lauderhill 40 Year Building Inspection Oversight committee.
  • Collaborated with the Lauderhill Chamber of Commerce to launch the Safe and Clean Lauderhill Initiative to assist 500 Lauderhill businesses to follow CDC Cleaning protocols, provide Sanitizers, practice social distancing, training, and more.
  • Created the Community engagement programs to include Food Truck Roll, Senior Feeding, Adopt-A-Park, Youth Alive, Unity in the Community, Stretch and Breathe (stress management) Programs, Clean Neighborhood & Time with Seniors.  These community engagement programs transformed Lauderhill and encouraged Public Participation.
  • Partnered with community stakeholders including Chen Medical Center, Chabad Synagogue of Inverrary and Lauderhill Fire Rescue to provide more 1000 vaccines to residents who needed them.

  • Voted to earmark $2 million to aid Lauderhill residents and businesses.
  • Joined forces with the Florida Bankers Association, 30 Banking institutions and Leaders which resulted in funding opportunities and Capital for Lauderhill Businesses to the tune of $30 million dollars.