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Executive Management

Neil Guglielmo Neil M. Guglielmo
General Manager

Neil M. Guglielmo was appointed as the General Manager of LACERS by the Board of Administration in January 2018.  In February, his appointment was confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council and the Mayor.  In March, Neil officially started with LACERS. 

Todd Bouey Todd Bouey
Assistant General Manager

Todd Bouey began as Assistant General Manager in May 2018, overseeing the Administrative Services Division. Since joining the City in 2001, he has served in the City Administrator’s Office, City Controller’s Office, and Office of Finance.
Lita Payne Lita Payne
Assistant General Manager

Lita Payne has served as Assistant General Manager since 2010, overseeing the Health Benefits Administration and Retirement Services Divisions, and Member Communications.  Joining the City in 1988, she has served the Departments of Building and Safety, Water and Power, Public Works, Fire and Police Pensions, and LACERS.

Division Managers

Karen Freire Karen Freire
Division Manager
Retirement Services Division

Karen Freire is the Chief Benefits Analyst overseeing the Retirement Services Division. The Division provides LACERS’ members with services relating to Service Retirement, Disability Retirement, Survivor Benefits, Service Purchases, and other related retirement benefits. Prior to becoming Chief Benefits Analyst, she oversaw LACERS’ Strategic Planning and Office Services Section, which provided strategic planning coordination and administrative support to the Department.

Rodney June Rodney June
Division Manager
Investment Division

Rodney June is LACERS’ Chief Investment Officer.  His responsibilities include: managing investment advisory, general partnerships, consultant and custodian relationships; performance evaluation, vendor selection; investment policy, investment strategy development and implementation. 

Dale Nguyen Dale Wong Nguyen
Division Manager
Administrative Services Division

Dale Wong Nguyen is the Chief Benefits Analyst overseeing the Administrative Services Division.  The functions of the division include strategic planning, business continuity planning, fiscal management, systems, and general administration.

Rahoof “Wally” Oyewole Rahoof “Wally” Oyewole
Departmental Audit Manager

Mr. Rahoof “Wally” Oyewole joined LACERS in July 2013 as internal audit manager.   Mr. Oyewole is responsible for the leadership and management of the new Internal Audit Section under the direction of the Board of Administration (Board) and the General Manager. 

Alex Rabrenovich Alex Rabrenovich
Division Manager
Health Benefits Administration and Communications Division

Alex Rabrenovich is the Health Benefits Administration and Communications Division Manager, where he oversees the administration of LACERS health plans, communications, retiree benefits, and Medicare compliance program.