Extensive  executive experience with P&L responsibilities leading  large companies in both the private and public sectors.  An expert in strategy, strategic planning, organizational change and management analysis.  An elected official adept at public policy development and implementation, certified management consultant, and lecturer of strategy formulation and management at the University of California , Los Angeles and University of Phoenix.  

City Council Member
City of La Mirada | ​2015 - present

​Elected member of a legislative body by the people of La Mirada to govern the city of 50,00 residents.

Executive Director/Consultant

County of Los Angeles | 2003 - present

Provide internal management consultant services and conducting highly complex analysis and studies in the areas of policy, management, and operations.

Director Strategic Planning & New Business Development
Tribune Company/Los Angeles Times | 2000 - 2003

Responsible for creating the company’s strategic plans and identifying and closing merger and acquisition opportunities.

Western Regional President and Vice President

Times Mirror Company/Los Angeles Times | ​1999 - 2000

Responsible for a business unit of $160 million in operating budget and 1,000 employees. 

Senior Marketing Manager (& other staff positions)
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power | 1984 - 1998

Oversaw marketing, contracting, and project management activities.


Business Instructor

University of California, Los Angeles, 2005 -2007

Graduate courses: Strategy Formulation, Marketing and Decision-Making



University of Phoenix, 2001- 2006 

Graduate courses: Cap Stone Course, Strategy and Decision-Making

Undergraduate Courses: Critical Thinking, Strategies in Decision Making, Management Theory, Practice, and Application, Quality Management and Productivity, and Organizational Behavior.



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BOARD MEMBER, 2010 - 2011

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BOARD MEMBER, 2000 - 2001

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