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.
Since the outset of the pandemic, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka has led the Port's response to the global health crisis, keeping cargo flowing as an essential service to the nation. In March 2020, Seroka was named by Mayor Garcetti as Chief Logistics Officer for the City of Los Angeles. While maintaining his duties as the Executive Director, Seroka also leads Logistics Victory Los Angeles (LoVLA).
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 Management Audit, and Risk Management divisions.
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.
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.
Deputy Executive Director, Stakeholder Engagement
The Deputy Executive Director of Stakeholder Engagement oversees the Port's external communications through the Community Relations, Media Relations, Government Affairs, Trade Development, and Labor Relations and Workforce Development divisions.
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.