Chief Executive Officer
LACERA is the largest county retirement system in the United States, with approximately $56.6 billion in assets, serving 171,800 members and more than 64,800 benefit recipients. The CEO reports to the Board of Retirement and the Board of Investment and is responsible for the strategic direction, planning and leadership of LACERA which has a current administrative budget of $94.6 million and a staff of approximately 440 individuals from diverse backgrounds. Attributes of the ideal candidate: patient listener; excellent communicator; positive track record of aligning others around a common mission; ability to make difficult decisions and stand by them; skilled at turning Board priorities into actionable items; adept at leading, motivating and supporting employees and implementing well-thought-out organizational change to drive continuous improvement; committed to carrying forward LACERA’s mission to promote diversity, equity and inclusion; dedicated to maintaining a system in which employees and members feel valued and respected; driven to ensure that the organization continues to provide excellent customer service. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or Economics from an accredited college or university AND 5 years senior leadership or executive level management experience OR 10 years senior leadership or executive level management experience. Prior executive level experience in a public pension system may be advantageous, but is not required. Apply on-line at www.allianceRC.com by Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Preliminary interviews will be conducted the week of September 23, 2019. For questions and inquiries, please contact Cindy Krebs at [email protected] or 562-901-0769.