Port of Oakland names Acting Communications Director
The Port of Oakland named Robert Bernardo its Acting Communications Director beginning Nov. 10. Mr. Bernardo, the Port’s Media/Public Relations Manager, replaces Communications Director Mike Zampa who retires next month, the company said in its release.
Mr. Bernardo will manage a three-person staff responsible for internal, external and executive communications, the Port said. He is an 18-year veteran of the Port who joined in 2002 as a community relations officer. He formerly worked in hi-tech public relations.
Mr. Zampa retires after six years at the Port and 47 years in communications management.
About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland Seaport, Oakland International Airport, and nearly 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. The Port's 5-year strategic plan - Growth with Care - pairs business expansion with community benefits, envisioning more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs.