Office of the City Manager

PCOC Appoints Julie Gutierrez as Acting CEO

PCOC Appoints Julie Gutierrez as Acting CEO


PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Center Operating Company (PCOC) Board of Directors on Dec. 18 named Assistant City Manager Julie Gutierrez as Acting Chief Executive Officer for PCOC.  

Ms. Gutierrez steps into the role after the PCOC Board last week placed Mr. Michael Ross on a paid administrative leave of absence pending the outcome of a personnel inquiry. 

The appointment of Ms. Gutierrez was announced at the PCOC Board meeting Dec. 18. She currently sits on the PCOC Board as a representative of the City Manager.  Ms. Gutierrez will temporarily relinquish the Board seat while working as Acting CEO. 

No further comment regarding Mr. Ross will be made at this time. 

PCOC is a 501 (c) (4) nonprofit corporation wholly owned by the City of Pasadena that manages the Pasadena Convention Center, the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Pasadena Ice Skating Center.  PCOC was one of the first independent nonprofit organizations in the United States to combine its facility operations and destination marketing efforts. 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2012 #110-12 

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 




Posted: 12/19/2012 04:00:00 PM
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