Gil Ivey

B.S., Business Administration, 1975

Gil Ivey

Gilbert F. Ivey is the former Assistant General Manager/Chief Administrative Officer of The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. He served as interim Chief Executive Officer during the agency’s search for a permanent replacement. He was also responsible for managing the Metropolitan’s real property portfolio, an award-winning business outreach program, and Metropolitan’s headquarters at Union Station.

Ivey joined Metropolitan over 40 years ago as a summer trainee in the District’s Engineering Division. He has held various positions in Finance, Right-of-Way and Land Operations, Human Resources, and Executive Offices. As interim CEO, he represented Metropolitan at the historic signing of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation program. He was the project director in charge of development and construction of Metropolitan’s headquarters at Union Station, which he delivered two-months ahead of schedule and under budget. The Building Operators and Managers Association recognized the headquarters building as an outstanding government building in Los Angeles.

Ivey is also dedicated to the community and serves in leadership positions on numerous boards and commissions. He currently serves on the city of La Verne’s Planning Commission, on the executive boards of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles Central City Association, American Association of Blacks in Energy, and Los Angeles County Fairplex Advisory Board.