Alderman Stamper’s Biography
Alderman Stamper was elected to the Milwaukee Common Council in 2014. He proudly serves on the Common Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee; the Finance and Personnel Committees; Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee; and the Steering and Rules Committee. Prior to becoming an Alderman, Stamper served as a Supervisor on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.
Alderman Russell W. Stamper II, a lifelong resident of Sherman Park, has a passion for economic and community development, and public service. For nearly 10 years, Alderman Stamper worked for several organizations working to move people towards greater self-sufficiency by providing job training, emergency assistance, GED attainment, and driver’s license acquisition and reinstatement.
The son of a professor and a judge, Alderman Stamper’s family instilled in him the values of hard work, sacrifice and personal responsibility. After graduating from Messmer High School, Alderman Stamper received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science from Alabama State University. Upon graduating from Alabama State, Alderman Stamper returned to Milwaukee and completed his MBA at Cardinal Stritch University. He also holds a certificate in Professional Grant Writing from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Always a champion for a more sustainable and equitable community, Alderman Stamper works to bring more investment, businesses and jobs to the district; support local entrepreneurship; and connect District residents to opportunities in the broader Milwaukee region.
Alderman Stamper resides in the Sherman Park neighborhood with his wife, Latoya, and two children, Russell III and Kendall.