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Richard Cesar

CSSBMB Commissioner (Former)

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Commissioner Cesar serves as the Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), where he works closely with state, local, and tribal officials across the country to advance DOL’s mission and priorities. Prior to joining DOL, he served as the Senior Public Policy and Program Manager for the Los Angeles County’s Workforce Development Department, where he led the department’s legislative, policy, and advocacy efforts and spearheaded multiple workforce and economic development programs/initiatives to promote economic prosperity for residents and businesses within Los Angeles County. Prior to joining LA County, Richard worked as a public affairs consultant, primarily serving clients in the infrastructure, transportation, government, and political sectors, helping to develop and execute local hire, small business inclusion, and community engagement strategies to facilitate compliance with project labor agreements on multibillion-dollar infrastructure/transportation projects.