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Marissa Aho,
City of Los Angeles

Ms. Marissa Aho is the Chief Resilience Officer in the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, where she leads citywide resiliency efforts, including those found in the Mayor’s “Resilience By Design” report, and as part of the 100 Resilient Cities program pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. Ms. Aho has held senior staff positions at two Los Angeles planning and land use consulting firms. She earned a bachelor’s in political science from American University and a master’s of planning from the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy.