Executive Management

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Seleta Reynolds, General Manager
Seleta Reynolds has over 20 years of transportation experience throughout the United States in both the public and private sectors. Prior to her current position, Seleta was a leader in the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Livable Streets section, coordinating streets projects citywide.

B.A. American History, Brown University


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Bridget Smith, P.E., Chief of Staff
Bridget Smith has over 25 years of experience in transportation planning, engineering, organizational management and public finance. She has led major safety programs for Sacramento and San Francisco and managed large teams that delivered award winning bicycle, pedestrian, and traffic calming projects. Bridget was instrumental in helping San Francisco launch Vision Zero.

P.E. Civil, Traffic: P.T.O.E.
B.S. Civil Engineering, UC Berkeley

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Monique Earl, Assistant General Manager - Administration & Field Services
Monique has over twenty years experience in the public, private and not for profit sectors most notably in the area of public finance. Her career history with the City of Los Angeles spans the legislative, executive and administrative branches of government. 

M.A. Public Administration, American University in Washington, DC  
B.A. Political Science, California State University Northridge

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Jay Kim, Assistant General Manager - Mobility Management
Jay Kim has over 26 years of experience in transportation planning and engineering with the City of Los Angeles. Jay has managed the transportation review of large-scale development projects including Playa Vista, LAX Master Plan, and NBC Universal.

P.E. Traffic
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, UCLA

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Daniel E. Mitchell, Assistant General Manager - Project Delivery & Operations
Dan Mitchell is chief engineer for LADOT, where he has served the public for 20 years. 

P.E. Civil, Traffic
M.S. Transportation Systems, University of California Irvine (UCI)
B.S. Civil Engineering, Loyola Marymount University (LMU) 

Brian Hale

Brian Hale, Chief - Parking Enforcement & Traffic Control 
Chief Brian Hale has 33 years of experience in law enforcement.  Prior to joining LADOT in 2012, he was a Captain for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Bureau of Investigation.

B.S. Business Administration, California State University, Los Angeles

Jennifer Cohen

Jennifer Cohen, Director - Government Affairs
Jennifer Cohen has over 10 years experience in transportation politics, policy, and planning.  Prior to joining LADOT she oversaw state and federal government relations for the Metrolink commuter rail agency and was the transportation deputy for the Chair of the Los Angeles City Council transportation committee.

B.A. History and Sociology, UCLA
M.A. Public Policy, USC