Aquarium of the Pacific - Lori Ann Guzman
President - Board of Harbor Commissioners
Port of Long Beach, California
Lori Ann Guzmán, Director of Finance for the City of Huntington Beach, was appointed to the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners in 2013, and elected President of the five-member governing body for the Port of Long Beach in 2015. A municipal finance expert with 25 years of experience, she previously served as the Chief Financial Officer and as City Controller for the City of Long Beach. Previously, she worked for the New York State Division of the Budget and the NYC Administration for Children’s Services overseeing $2 billion operating budgets. She has served on the Long Beach Transit Board of Directors, and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers’ “Innovation Award” for her plans to reduce pension-related unfunded liabilities. She has also been featured on Bloomberg News, ABC News and National Public Radio for her unique strategies to address local government challenges.