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Mario Cordero is the Port of Long Beach's Executive Director, appointed to the position by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, effective May 15, 2017. Cordero, formerly a member and chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission and a former Long Beach Harbor Commissioner, leads the Port's Harbor Department staff of more than 500 people with an annual budget of nearly $800 million.
Executive Assistant-Executive Director
Interim Deputy Executive Director
Duane Kenagy, P.E.
Duane L. Kenagy, P.E., is the Interim Deputy Executive Director for the Port of Long Beach, Calif., named to the post May 22, 2017, by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. Mr. Kenagy most recently served as Interim Chief Executive, overseeing the nation’s second-busiest seaport during the search that ended in naming Mario Cordero as Executive Director.
Executive Assistant-Interim Deputy Executive Director
Managing Director of Commercial Operations and
Chief Commercial Officer
Dr. Noel Hacegaba
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
Managing Director, Engineering Services
Sean Gamette was named Managing Director of Engineering Services in February 2017. 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
Managing Director, Planning & Environmental Affairs
Richard D. Cameron
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
Managing Director, Finance & Administration
Sam Joumblat is the Managing Director of Finance and Administration for the Port of Long Beach, California. The key financial position manages an annual budget of $750 million and this decade's $4 billion, 10-year capital improvement program — the largest of any seaport in the nation.
Executive Assistant-Finance & Administration
Chief of Staff to the Board of Harbor Commissioners
Richard E. Jordan
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