APRIL 2019 – Following an extensive national recruitment performed by The Hawkins Company, the Board of Directors selected Robert M. Sausedo as the new President and Chief Executive Officer for Community Build, Inc.

Community Build was founded in 1992 with the support and assistance of the Honorable Maxine Waters, United States Representative of the 43rd Congressional District. Community Build’s programs focus not only on developing marketable skills and providing employability training, but also on providing educational and long-term career counseling to underserved young people in South Los Angeles.

As a native Angeleno, Mr. Sausedo has been engaged with civic matters that impact youth, economic development, social justice and literacy for over 30 years.  Mr. Sausedo’s most recent position was the Deputy for Agency and Review for Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.  His responsibilities included a broad portfolio covering economic development, community engagement, commission appointments and development.  Prior to joining Supervisor Ridley-Thomas’ staff, Mr. Sausedo held several local, statewide and national positions in the energy efficiency and financial services sectors.

Mr. Sausedo began his tenure with Community Build on April 8th.  We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sausedo and send our best wishes to him in his new position.

On Friday June 21, 2019, Community Build held a reception to officially introduced their new CEO to the community.