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Carol E. Schatz
President & CEO

Shawn Bratton
Executive Assistant to Carol Schatz

Dalia Cuiriz
Staff Accountant

Jeff Chodorow
Director of Finance

Ron Colcol
Superintendent of Maintenance Services

Mike Filson
Administrative Assistant

Suzanne Holley
Chief Operating Officer

Lauren Reilly Mitchell
Director, Marketing and Communications

Lena Mulhall
Executive Assistant

Ken Nakano
Director of Operations

Herman Pang
Director of I.T.

Angela Puchala
Graphic Design & Marketing Associate

Elan Shore
Research and Special Projects Associate

Jessica Whaley
Associate Director of Economic Development


    Director of Economic Development

    The Director of Economic Development is responsible for the integrated management, strategic planning, and implementation of a comprehensive economic development program to retain and attract investment, development, residents, and businesses to Downtown Los Angeles. The person selected will build relationships with investors, developers, real estate professionals, business owners, community leaders, elected officials, and local businesses with the goal of facilitating connections that result in increasing the economic viability of Downtown Los Angeles. The ideal candidate is personable, results-oriented, team-oriented, and a savvy and strategic thinker.

    Submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of work-related references via email to: Suzanne Holley, Chief Operating Officer: sholley@downtownla.com

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