GALEO Board Member At-Large
Luz Borrero is the Deputy Chief Operating Officer for the City of Atlanta, a position she has held since January 2004. In this capacity she is responsible for the management and oversight of city-wide operational projects in the areas of transportation, permitting, outcomes measurement and homeland security among others. Her appreciation for effective and efficient services and her no-nonsense approach to operations management are an asset to the City of Atlanta.
Luz has demonstrated commitment to the Atlanta community through volunteer activities with many non-profit organizations, as well as her participation on numerous non-profit boards including the Georgia Conservancy, the Falcons Youth Foundation, and Several Dancers Core, among others. She was the Executive Director of Cool Girls, Inc., an organization dedicated to the self-empowerment of girls in low-income communities. Prior to that, she was the Vice President of Finance and Administration for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta for nearly nine years. Her educational experience includes studies in Cali Colombia, where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Law and Political Science. While studying in Montpellier, France she obtained a postgraduate degree in Agricultural Economics and International Economics. She is fluent in English, French and Spanish.