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.
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.
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.
BOARD MEMBER, 2012
News Corp, Diversity Council
BOARD MEMBER, 2010 - 2011
BOARD MEMBER, 2000 - 2001
ATM Group, LLC