Molly Campbell is a 2019 Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow. A former Director of the Port of New York and New Jersey, the largest port on the east coast and the third largest port in the United States, Ms. Campbell oversaw record cargo volumes and achieved major milestones, including the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Project. She joined the Port Authority after a nearly 30-year career with the City of Los Angeles, where she held various high-profile roles and was responsible for the creation of the first Department of Environmental Affairs. She spent more than half of her tenure at the Port of Los Angeles, where she served first as CFO and later as Deputy Executive Director, responsible for the day-to-day administration at the nation’s busiest port complex. She played a key role in the development of environmental programs, including the landmark Clean Truck Program, a significant national achievement.

Ms. Campbell has also been active in many community organizations, such as the Southern California Leadership Network (board chair), Planning Commission for the City of Long Beach, Lakewood Regional Hospital, and the Long Beach Museum of Art. She is currently a board member of Granite Construction and East West Bank, serving on the audit and compensation committees of both organizations.

Ms. Campbell holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts.