Areen Ibranossian

Areen.JPGAreen Ibranossian serves as Councilmember Krekorian's Chief of Staff, managing a staff of 20 in two offices. As Chief, he works closely with Councilmember Krekorian on all aspects of his policy portfolio and works to ensure that constituent services, communications and planning efforts are made seamlessly and effectively.

Prior to joining Council District 2, Areen served as campaign manager for Councilmember Krekorian's successful City Council bid in 2009. Areen also worked in Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's administration for four years as a Special Assistant to the Mayor, as well as a budget analyst in the Mayor's budget and finance shop. He has an extensive background in campaigns and communications, having worked for numerous campaigns at the local and national levels, including President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign, along with campaigns for Congressmember Adam Schiff, Mayor Villaraigosa and others.

Areen received his bachelor’s degree in history from UCLA and a master’s in public policy from USC. He lives in the San Fernando Valley with his wife and daughters.

To contact Areen, email areen.ibranossian@lacity.org or call 213-473-7002.