Staff

Staff

Overview
Executive Management

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. 

Executive Management

Todd Bouey

Executive Officer

Todd Bouey has served as Assistant General Manager since May 2018 and was appointed as the Executive Officer in August 2021, overseeing the Administration, Systems, and Fiscal Management Divisions, along with direct oversight of the Data Office, Active Member Accounts & Member Stewardship, and Systems Operations Support Sections. Since joining the City in 2001, he has served in the Office of the City Administrative Officer, City Controller’s Office, and Office of Finance.

Executive Management

Dale Wong-Nguyen

Assistant General Manager

Ms. Dale Wong-Nguyen received an appointment to Assistant General Manager in 2021, overseeing the Health Benefits and Wellness Division, Retirement Services Division, and Member Services. Dale has worked for LACERS since 2006, and since 2010, as Chief over the Administration Division directing the budget, strategic planning, and administrative services. Her assignments have also included oversight of the Service Processing Section, Fiscal Management and Systems Divisions.

Executive Management

Rodney June

Chief Investment Officer

Mr. 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. Mr. June’s appointment marks his return to LACERS where he previously served as an Investment Officer II from 1998 to 2008.  From 2008 until his return to LACERS, Mr.

Division Management

Karen Freire

Division Manager Health Benefits and Wellness Division

Ms. Karen Freire is the Chief Benefits Analyst who oversees the Health Benefits and Wellness Division which administers LACERS health plans, retiree benefits, and the Medicare compliance program. Prior to her current position, she managed the Retirement Services Division.

Ms. Freire joined the City of Los Angeles in 2001 and worked for the Departments of General Services, Building and Safety, and Recreation and Parks before she arrived at LACERS in 2008. She held positions in areas related to the administration of contracts, budget, and procurement.

Division Management

Vacant

Division Manager Administrative Services Division

The functions of this division include strategic planning, business continuity planning, fiscal management, systems, and general administration.

Division Management

Maria Melani Rejuso

Departmental Audit Manager

Ms. Maria Melani Rejuso joined the Department in 2014 and is now the Department’s Audit Manager.  She reports directly to the Board and the General Manager.  Her primary responsibility is to oversee the Department’s audit functions and to help provide assurance to the Board and Management as to the effectiveness of their governance, risk management and internal controls.

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