An opportunity for the A&D Industry
to let Los Angeles Government
know what it needs to grow and thrive.
A meeting with
Los Angeles City Controller
Candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles
Not a political speech, this meeting will be an opportunity for the A&D industry and
the possible next Mayor of Los Angeles to exchange ideas and views.
The other candidate for Mayor, Eric Garcetti, was also invited to speak and declined.
Currently serving as City Controller, Wendy Greuel is the city's chief auditor and financial watchdog. Under her leadership, the Controller's office has identified $160 million in potential savings by eliminating waste, fraud and inefficiencies.
A lifelong Angeleno, Wendy attended public schools from Knollwood Elementary, to John F. Kennedy High School, through earning her degree at UCLA. Wendy started her career in public service working for former Mayor Tom Bradley, eventually becoming deputy to the Mayor.
Following her tenure in Mayor Bradley's office, Wendy worked as a senior advisor at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. In 1997, Wendy transitioned into the private sector, working in the film industry as an executive at DreamWorks Pictures for five years.
In 2002, Wendy was elected to the Los Angeles City Council, where she was the architect of historic business tax reform. In 2009, Wendy was elected Controller for the City of Los Angeles, performing more than 60 audits of city departments and investigating allegations of waste, fraud and abuse.
Wendy lives in the Studio City neighborhood with her husband Dean and their son Thomas.
When & Where
The Aerospace & Defense Forum
The Aerospace & Defense Forum is a global aerospace and defense leadership community of over 1200 with six chapters providing opportunities for sharing of information, current events, and analysis, mutual support and encouragement, partnering, innovation, and performance breakthroughs.