Robin Kramer

Robin Kramer is executive director of Reboot, a nonprofit network of talented creatives inventing novel paths of discovery, meaning and connection to Jewish life. She also serves as senior advisor for the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands. Previously, she was commissioner for the Port of Los Angeles. Before that she was chief of staff to two Los Angeles mayors, Antonio Villaraigosa and Richard Riordan—she was the first woman to serve in the city's history to serve in this post. She has held senior positions at the Broad Foundation and the California Community Foundation; she has also worked extensively as a consultant and facilitator for public, private, and philanthropic entities focused on advancing access, equity, and engagement in public education and the arts. Earlier in her career she served as chief deputy for Los Angeles city councilmembers Richard Alatorre and Bob Ronka; in the 1980s, she was director of the Democratic Party of Southern California and executive director of Coro. She is chair of the Pitzer College board of trustees, serves on the board of Food Forward, and is active in the Breed Street Shul Project. She holds an M.A. in urban studies from Occidental College and a B.A. in political studies and journalism from Pitzer College.