Director of Community and Economic Development,
Deputy Mayor, City of Allentown
Lightner has held various roles while working for the city for 12 years. He has led Community and Economic Development for four years. He oversees a variety of city bureaus including planning, health, building standards and safety, economic development, community development, housing, business development and the city’s federal Community Development Block Grant program.
He holds a master’s degree in theology from Moravian College and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Muhlenberg College.