FESIA DAVENPORT

Chief Executive County of Los Angeles

2022-06-20T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-06-20T07:00:00.0000000Z

LABJ

https://labusinessjournal.pressreader.com/article/296322687055114

CIVIC LEADERS | 2022 LA500

Davenport, the county’s first Black chief executive, was appointed to the position in January last year. She began her long tenure with Los Angeles County in 1998 and has filled a variety of leadership roles, including interim director of the Office of Child Protection, chief deputy director of the Department of Children and Family Services, and chief attorney/chief deputy of the Child Support Services Department. After graduating from Cal State - Long Beach, she earned a master’s in public administration from Cal State - Northridge and a JD from UC Hastings College of the Law. She is a licensed attorney.

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