Los Angeles, CA
Cecilia Cabello is Chief of Staff to Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin. The City Controller, an independently elected citywide official, serves as the City’s chief auditor and accountant.
An organizer since age 11, Abby is passionate about political engagement, both off-and-online. She graduated from American University with a BA in International Politics and Law.
Cecilia joined the Controller’s Office from the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, where as Director of Government Relations she was responsible for the union’s political and governmental relations in Los Angeles County. She was tapped as Hillary for America’s California State Director during the 2016 general campaign and California Deputy Political Director for the 2016 primary campaign.
Cecilia was previously Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Director of Intergovernmental Relations where she oversaw the administration’s relations at all levels of government and played key roles in advancing critical legislation and securing billions of dollars in infrastructure funding. She also served as Garcetti’s Senior Legislative Deputy during his three terms on the L.A. City Council and long tenure as Council President.
Cecilia is a veteran public policy and political expert whose previous roles include Vice President at Mercury Public Affairs, Chief Political Advisor to the Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles, and Special Projects Manager for then-Congresswoman Hilda L. Solis.
Cecilia is a graduate of Columbia University in New York. A native Angeleno, she proudly serves on the boards of Latino Victory, Equality California, and AvanceDemocratic Club. She lives in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles with her husband and cat.
About Latino Victory
Latino Victory is a progressive organization working to grow Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government and building a base of Latino donors to support this critical work.