Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) Assistant General Manager Monique Earl has been selected to serve as LADOT’s new executive officer, expanding upon her current role.
The new role of executive officer will serve as the general manager’s proxy including as her new designee for all discipline matters and travel authorization. Ms. Earl will also oversee the Bureau of Employee Engagement & Performance which manages performance tracking and agency-wide professional development among other responsibilities.
LADOT general manager announced the appointment in a letter to employees noting Ms. Earl’s experience in leadership positions both within and outside of the department, writing “Monique has been an AGM at LADOT for nearly 4 years, and has more than 20 years of experience including positions as Deputy Mayor and Chief Deputy Controller.”
As AGM of Administration and Field Services, Ms. Earl is responsible for more than 200 employees and nearly one billion dollars in funding spearheading the overall financial strategy at LADOT, which includes budget, accounting, risk management, procurement, and facilities. In addition, she manages infrastructure maintenance and project implementation including crews responsible for roadway striping, street signs, and traffic signals.
“I want to thank the LADOT family for all the support and commitment they give every day on the job,” Ms. Earl said. “My time with this department has taught me that LADOT is a family and it is my goal to make sure that all our employees, at every level, feel supported in their work and have access to opportunities to advance.”
Monique Earl earned a Master of Public Administration Degree from American University in Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge. She also serves on the Boards of Escuela Plus Elementary School, Coro Southern California, and the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles. A South Los Angeles native, Monique currently resides in Leimert Park with her husband and children.