Dr. Noel Hacegaba serves as the Managing Director of Commercial Operations at the Port of Long Beach, California. He was appointed to the post in October 2014 by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.
Reporting directly to Port Chief Executive Jon Slangerup, Dr. Hacegaba functions as the Chief Commercial Officer and leads the Port’s Business Development, Customer Service, Terminal Operations and Security functions.
Dr. Hacegaba is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he earned degrees in economics (BA and MA), business administration (BS) and urban planning (MPL). He earned his doctorate in public administration at the University of La Verne, where he continues to serve on the faculty of the school’s College of Business and Public Management.