Gloria Michel Leon has a strong background in providing government affairs services to private clients at the state and local levels. Previously serving as a principal at another Los Angeles based governmental affairs firm, Gloria was responsible for representing several Fortune 500 companies before public entities in Southern California. A former Commissioner on the L.A. City Charter Reform Commission, Gloria has dedicated more than 15 years to providing governmental affairs consulting services.
Gloria has a proven reputation in resolving complex client issues before various public entities, specifically the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District and multiple municipalities throughout Southern California. Gloria has worked on a wide array of issues, including information technology, procurement, and land use matters.
Previously, Gloria participated in distinguished leadership programs that include the Southern California Leadership Network and the USC Ross Minority Real Estate Program. She also served as a board member for the Loyola Marymount University Alumni Board and the East Los Angeles Classic Theater. She currently serves as a member of the Strategic Advisory Council for the Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project (CLYLP), a statewide Latino youth leadership program.
Gloria earned her Master of Arts degree from the University of Southern California’s School of Policy, Planning and Development and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University.