President & Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Gallo joined ACOF in February 2003.  As CEO, Ms. Gallo is responsible for leading ACOF’s efforts in project development, asset management, residential services, advocacy, and fundraising.

Prior to joining ACOF, Ms. Gallo served as Chief of Staff for Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas (now a County Supervisor). With 12 years in the public sector, Ms. Gallo comes to ACOF with experience in housing policy, planning and entitlements, environmental quality, public art, advocacy, government affairs, and constituent development.
Ms. Gallo holds a Master’s degree in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.