Senior Executives

Gene Seroka

Eugene D. Seroka
Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Chief Logistics Officer, City of Los Angeles

Serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Los Angeles, the Executive Director administers all policies developed by the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners and provides overall direction regarding the daily operation of the Port. All orders, rules, and regulations adopted by the Board are implemented through the Executive Director.
Erica Calhoun, Senior Administrator 
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Michelle Nunez, Executive Assistant

Marla Bleavins

Marla Bleavins
Deputy Executive Director, Finance and Administration 
Chief Financial Officer

Second-in-command at the Port of Los Angeles, the Deputy Executive Director of Finance and Administration also serves as the Port's Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the Port's annual budget and Finance and Administration Bureau, which includes Accounting, Contracts and Purchasing, Debt and Treasury Management, Financial Management, Human Resources, Internal Audit, and Risk Management divisions.
LaCarol Black, Executive Assistant

Cheif Tom Gazsi

Thomas Gazsi
Deputy Executive Director, Public Safety and Emergency Management
Chief of Los Angeles Port Police

The Deputy Executive Director of Public Safety and Emergency Management also serves as Chief of Los Angeles Port Police and oversees the Los Angeles Port Police, Los Angeles Pilot Service, and Information Technology Division.
Claudia Rodriguez, Executive Assistant

Mike DiBernardo

Michael DiBernardo
Deputy Executive Director, Marketing and Customer Relations

The Deputy Executive Director of Marketing and Customer Relations oversees the Port's Cargo Marketing, Cargo and Industrial Real Estate, Waterfront and Commercial Real Estate, Environmental Management, Planning and Strategy, and Wharfinger divisions.
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LaCarol Black, Executive Assistant

David Libatique

David Libatique
Deputy Executive Director, Stakeholder Engagement

The Deputy Executive Director of Stakeholder Engagement oversees the Port's external communications through the Community Relations, Media Relations and Strategic Communications, Labor Relations and Government Affairs, and Trade Development divisions.
Claudia Rodriguez, Executive Assistant

Steve Otera

Steve Otera
General Counsel

As the legal advisor for the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners and Harbor Department staff, the City of Los Angeles Office of the City Attorney renders legal opinions on laws and ordinances, assists in contract negotiations, represents the Port of Los Angeles in all judicial and legal proceedings, and litigates claims on behalf of the Port of Los Angeles.
Cindy Pirozzi, Principal Clerk II