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Executive Administration

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Interim Chief Executive
Duane Kenagy, P.E.
(562) 283-7080

Duane L. Kenagy, P.E., is the Port's Interim Chief Executive, appointed to the position by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners in September 2016. During the search for a permanent Chief Executive, Kenagy will lead the Port's Harbor Department staff of over 500 people with an annual budget of nearly $900 million.

Executive Assistant-Chief Executive Officer/Interim Chief Executive
Stacey Rebaza
(562) 283-7097

Dr. Noel Hacegaba

Managing Director of Commercial Operations and
Chief Commercial Officer

Dr. Noel Hacegaba
(562) 283-7071

Dr. Noel Hacegaba serves as the Managing Director of Commercial Operations at the Port of Long Beach, California. He was appointed to the post in October 2014 by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. Reporting directly to Port Chief Executive Jon Slangerup, Dr. Hacegaba functions as the Chief Commercial Officer and leads the Port’s Business Development, Customer Service, Terminal Operations and Security functions. Before his appointment, Dr. Hacegaba had served as Acting Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Port since June 2013.

Executive Assistant-Managing Director of Commercial Operations and Chief Commercial Officer
Elena Flores
(562) 283-7056

Managing Director, Engineering Services
Douglas A. Thiessen
(562) 283-7065

Douglas A. Thiessen has been Managing Director of Engineering Services since February 2007. He oversees the Port's design, construction management and program management divisions, heading all Port engineering and construction projects and overseeing an annual project budget of more than $200 million.

Executive Assistant–Engineering Services
Elena Flores
(562) 283-7056

Managing Director, Planning & Environmental Affairs
Richard D. Cameron
(562) 283-7050

Richard D. "Rick" Cameron was named Managing Director of Planning & Environmental Affairs in January 2014. He guides the Port's environmental, transportation, and master land use planning divisions and coordinates short- and long-range land use planning with an eye toward forecasted commodity trends in international trade and commerce.

Executive Assistant-Planning & Environmental Affairs
Adriana Sanchez
(562) 283-7091

Charles W. (Chuck) Adams

Acting Managing Director, Finance & Administration
Charles Adams
(562) 283-7055

Charles W. (Chuck) Adams is the Acting Managing Director of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer for the Port of Long Beach, California. Mr. Adams oversees the Port's Finance, Real Estate, Information Management, and Risk Management Divisions.

Executive Assistant-Finance & Administration
Adriana Sanchez
(562) 283-7091

Managing Director, Communications
(562) 283-7085

The Managing Director of Communications oversees the Harbor Department’s Communications and Government Relations divisions, enhancing the Harbor Department’s award-winning advocacy and communications efforts, working with a team of twenty-five employees, contractors and outside agencies and a total budget over $5 million.

Executive Assistant-Communications
Kezia Daniels
(562) 283-7066

Louis GutierrezManaging Director, Human Resources and Team Development
Louis Gutierrez
(562) 283-7083

Louis Gutierrez is Managing Director of the Human Resources and Team Development Bureau at the Port. The bureau is dedicated to supporting recruiting, employee relations, compensation, HR information systems, and employee learning and development of Harbor Department personnel, which number more than 500. The bureau also provides records management support.

Acting Executive Assistant-Human Resources and Team Development
Kezia Daniels
(562) 283-7066

Capital Programs, Acting Senior Executive Lead
Al Moro
(562) 485-2749

Al Moro is the Acting Senior Executive Lead for Capital Programs. He oversees all elements of the Port’s decade-long, $4 billion+ capital development program – the largest infrastructure investment of any port in the nation – with a goal of completing a number of landmark projects on schedule and within budget.

Supply Chain Optimization, Senior Executive Lead
Michael Christensen
(562) 283-7095

Michael Christensen is Senior Executive Lead for Supply Chain Optimization. He is responsible for working collaboratively with industry stakeholders to find new ways to increase communication and cooperation among the links of the supply chain to enhance cargo flow.

Executive Assistant
Adriana Sanchez
(562) 283-7091

Richard E. Jordan

Chief of Staff to the Board of Harbor Commissioners
Richard E. Jordan
(562) 283-7072

Richard E. Jordan began his duties as Chief of Staff to the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners in December 2015. The Chief of Staff assists the Board in making key decisions, coordinates all administrative and communications functions for the Board, serves as a personal advisor on general issues, makes recommendations on policy issues and coordinates trade missions and conferences, among other duties.

Administrative Officer-Board of Harbor Commissioners
Shana Ortiz
(562) 283-7070

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