Alderman Lamont Westmoreland is a lifelong resident of the City of Milwaukee who, after starting his own business and working in small business lending, was elected to the Milwaukee Common Council on April 4, 2023, in his first bid for public office.
Prior to public service, Lamont spent several years combating food insecurity in Milwaukee with Hunger Task Force, educating Milwaukee residents on the various state assistance programs they might qualify for. Lamont also worked for one of the Nation’s top SBA Lenders, Byline Bank, helping small business owners in Milwaukee and the nation secure the funding needed to make their professional aspirations a reality. A small business owner himself, Lamont is the founder of an interior and exterior professional coating business that he has owned and operated throughout the greater Milwaukee area since 2020.
Lamont graduated from Wauwatosa East High School before studying Business Management at ITT Technical Institute in Greenfield.
In addition to the passion he has for Milwaukee and his district, Lamont is a proud father of two children, Julian and Farrah, husband to wife Samantha, and a devoted fan of the Milwaukee Bucks.
With his vision, passion, and heart for people, Lamont felt called to public service and remains dedicated to his community both within and beyond his capacity as Alderman of the 5th District.