Leslie Wall, Deputy Chief of Staff

Photo: Leslie Wall, Deputy Chief of Staff

Leslie Wall is a fourteen-year resident of Los Angeles. After completing her degree in Civil Engineering at Loyola Marymount University (LMU), she began her career with the City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works/Engineering. She managed the design and construction of various multi-million dollar wastewater projects at the Hyperion Treatment Plant, Los Angeles/Glendale Water Reclamation Plant, Donald C. Tillman Water Reclamation Plant, and Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant.

In 2012, she joined the Executive Division as the Board of Public Works/City Council Liaison representing Engineering at City Council and Board of Public Works meetings, and acting as a direct point of contact in City Hall. She worked with Board Commissioners, City Council and Mayor’s offices to provide information and updates on Engineering’s Capital Improvement Projects.

In 2015, Leslie joined the staff of Councilman Curren D. Price, Jr. of the New Ninth District where she currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff, and Director of Public Infrastructure Development and Community Programming. She’s responsible for nearly $40 million invested in Capital Improvement Projects throughout the District’s Recreation and Park Centers, and the development of new parks, open space and green alleys. She oversees and advises on items related to the Arts, Parks, River Committee, and the LA Memorial Coliseum Commission, where Councilman Price serves as the Commission’s President.

Leslie also manages fundraising and logistics for the District’s cultural programming, public art, and community events; including: The Annual Central Ave. Jazz Festival, LA Memorial Coliseum 4th of July Community Festival and Fireworks Show, South Los Angeles Dia De Los Muertos, and various Holiday events.

Outside her career, she serves on the LMU Alumni Board of Directors, LMU African American Alumni Association Board of Directors, is an active member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and loves to travel.

You can reach Leslie at: leslie.wall@lacity.org

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