Joseph M. Ramallo

Senior Assistant General Manager, Corporate Strategy & Communications at Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

As Senior Assistant General Manager for Corporate Strategy and Communications, Joseph Ramallo leads a team of communications and community relations professionals responsible for corporate communications, media and social media relations, customer communications and marketing, creative services, and community and educational outreach.

In his nearly 30 years of public service, Mr. Ramallo has served in senior policy and intergovernmental positions to the Mayors of Miami-Dade County Florida, the City of Los Angeles, and as staff to members of the Boards of County Commissioners in Orange County and Miami-Dade County, Florida. His career focus has been in communications, government relations, policy and grassroots advocacy on behalf of victims of crime and for the prevention of gun violence. At LADWP, he has placed a strong emphasis on improving external and internal communications in a highly complex organization. The communications team he leads at LADWP has won four PRSA-LA Prism Awards, including Best of Show, and was the recipient of a PRSA National Bronze Award of Commendation for the Publications for LADWP’s Intake Magazine Aqueduct Centennial Issue.

Joe and his wife Wendy are raising two sons, AJ and Ethan, and their yellow Labrador Retriever, Beth. On weekends, he can usually be found cheering on his boys at pools or baseball diamonds around Southern California.


  • Senior Assistant General Manager, Corporate Strategy & Communications

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