Christian Pulley, Deputy City Administrator

Christian Pulley

Deputy City Administrator

With the appointment of Christian Pulley to Deputy City Administrator on May 10, 2021, she becomes the first African-American woman to hold this position in the history of the City of Laurel!

Ms. Christian L. Pulley is a Certified Public Manager (CPM) and began her tenure with the City in 2008; and has held several positions in the Economic and Community Development Department including Director. Prior to joining the City, Ms. Pulley worked as an Outreach Associate with the National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) in Washington, DC. In this role, she worked with Coalition members in 16 states and the District of Columbia on membership matters and affordable housing policy.

Ms. Pulley is an active member of the Inter City County Management Association (ICMA) and American Planning Association (APA). She holds a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Morgan State University, as well as a BA in Urban Studies from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Ms. Pulley is a New Jersey native, who loves to travel and attend live musical performances in her free time. Ms. Pulley considers Laurel a growing city with a small-town feel.


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