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Councilmember Greg Morena

Councilmember Greg Morena was elected to the Santa Monica City Council in November of 2018. At the time of his election, Greg was a commissioner on the Audit Subcommittee, and a member of the GoSaMo Transit Board. As a Santa Monica public servant Greg participated on the Santa Monica Pier Lessee Association, the Executive Board of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, and the as an organizer and speaker for SaMoHi’s annual Career Day.

As a Councilmember, Greg is an advocate for public safety, social justice, environmental sustainability, and economic development. He seeks to use his private sector experience to bring our government into the 21st century. Greg will stand up for Santa Monicans of all backgrounds and fight for an equitable and diverse city.

Today Greg and his wife run their 41-year-old local family business, the Albright on the Santa Monica Pier. Greg pioneered sustainability at the Albright, and became the first “green certified” business on the Pier. He also spearheaded efforts for the recent implementation of the Pier's organic recycling program. Under Greg's leadership, the Albright earned the Sustainable Quality Award (SQA) Grand Prize and the SQA Excellence in Stewardship of the Environment Award. A serial entrepreneur, Greg started his first business in college, and is a former executive for several renowned streetwear fashion brands.

Greg graduated from CSUN with a B.S. in Business Administration and Finance. He is a lifelong Santa Monica resident, and currently resides in Sunset Park with his wife Yunnie, and two children Oz and Cruz.


Last updated: 2/5/2019
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