WHO WE ARE

AltaSea Leadership

Founding Executive Director

Jenny Cornuelle Krusoe

Chief Executive Officer and AltaSea Board Trustee

Timothy B. McOsker

Founding Executive Director

Jenny Cornuelle Krusoe

Jenny Cornuelle Krusoe is the founding executive director of AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. Krusoe, a California native based in San Pedro, has a national reputation as a nonprofit executive and senior advisor on organizational and program design and fund development. Krusoe has been a member of the leadership team since the innovative ocean sustainability and marine science campus was first conceived. She is also a former motion picture executive and a longtime leader in the Los Angeles arts community.

Over the course of her career, Jenny Krusoe has raised hundreds of millions in foundation, corporate and government grants. She is skilled at stabilizing and restoring financial viability to a wide array of clients across many sectors including arts organizations, charter schools, human-service agencies and environmental organizations.

Krusoe is the recipient of the Spirit of Los Angeles Award, one of the city’s highest mayoral honors. She is a graduate of Harvard University and completed a fellowship in nonprofit management at the Stanford University School of Business.

Chief Executive Officer and AltaSea Board Trustee

Timothy B. McOsker

Timothy B. McOsker is a lifelong San Pedro resident and an attorney with more than three decades of experience in government, regulatory, and land development matters. Tim has had a long history of serving the City of Los Angeles and the State of California in numerous leadership roles, including as Chief of Staff and Chief Deputy City Attorney for former Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn. Before serving in the City of Los Angeles, Tim served as city attorney to various Southern California jurisdictions.

Tim now serves as CEO of AltaSea, a public-private institute at the Port of Los Angeles that accelerates scientific collaboration, advances an emerging blue economy through business innovation and job creation, and inspires the next generation, all for a more sustainable, just, and equitable world. Prior to this leadership appointment in February 2018, Tim represented AltaSea in critical legal matters, including the lease renegotiation with the Port of Los Angeles. His deep experience in land development, environmental issues, permitting, municipal law, and contracts are crucial as AltaSea embarks on an ambitious next stage of expansion and development of its 35-acre campus.

Tim is currently serving on the boards of the USC Center for Sustainability Solutions Regional Advisory Board, Linc Housing (an affordable housing entity serving vulnerable communities), the Bridge Cities Alliance/PRIDE on the Port, and the Community Ministry Board of the Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers (South Bay). He is the current President of the Historic Waterfront Business Improvement District and is the immediate past President of the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and UCLA School of Law.

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