City of Los Angeles, Economic and Workforce Development Department Executive Team page

City of Los Angeles, Economic and Workforce Development Department Executive Team page


Gerardo Ruvalcaba
Assistant General Manager, Workforce Development
Economic & Workforce Development Department, City of Los Angeles


Gerardo Ruvalcaba, EWDD Assistant General Manager of Workforce Development Gerardo Ruvalcaba was named Assistant General Manager of the Workforce Development Division in 2021, earning the position after building two decades of experience in the workforce and community development fields.

Mr. Ruvalcaba began his City career in 2000 at the Community Development Department (CDD), the precursor to the Economic and Workforce Development Department which was formed in 2013. Over his 22-year career with the City of Los Angeles, Mr. Ruvalcaba has held leadership positions for a multitude of high-profile projects for CDD and EWDD, including serving as Eastside Regional Director for CDD, Program Manager for the Northeast Los Angeles Riverfront Collaborative - an innovative community planning effort for the Los Angeles Riverfront communities - and Director of Workforce Development.

Under Mr. Ruvalcaba's leadership, EWDD has administered more than $500 million of state and federal grants for job training, apprenticeship and other programs designed to uplift the City’s most vulnerable populations. His knowledge of Federal, state, and local legislation has allowed EWDD to structure funding opportunities in a manner that is both efficient and maximizes our competitiveness. He also serves as a Trustee for the US Conference of Mayor’s Workforce Development Council.

Mr. Ruvalcaba is a Southern California native. He graduated from the University of Southern California and is an avid fan of all Trojan sports and the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is married and the proud father of three.


Gerardo Ruvalcaba, Assistant General Manager of Workforce Development Division
EWDD, City of Los Angeles
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EXECUTIVE TEAM

Carolyn M. Hull
EWDD General Manager

Frederick Jackson
Assistant General Manager, Economic Development

Gerardo Ruvalcaba
Assistant General Manager, Workforce Development


MEDIA INQUIRIES

Jamie Francisco
EWDD Public Information Officer


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