Elmy Bermejo is a committed public servant and a champion for women’s rights. She has more than 25 years of experience in executive level management, strategic planning, policy development and advocacy. She has an established successful record of collaboration with public and private stakeholders on a range of issues including women’s rights, workforce development, immigration, disaster relief, and small business. She has a passion for building and strengthening relationships while assisting people and organizations attain their goals.

Elmy served in President Obama’s Administration for 7 years. Her public service also includes working for several elected officials including Retired State Senators John Burton, Don Perata, former congressional members Lynn Woolsey and Mel Levine and the late US Senator Alan Cranston.

Elmy is currently the President of the San Francisco Commission on the Environment, serves on the board of The Beneficial State Foundation and is an Advisory member of Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE). She is also a founding member of the Emily’s List Latina Advisory Council and is a founding member of EMERGE, where she serves on the Advisor Board. She previously served on the CA Commission on the Status of Women and the Women’s Foundation of California and is founding member of the Women’s Policy Institute.

Elmy’s family owns Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant, a well-known and beloved restaurant recognized as a San Francisco institution for more than 50 years.  There she gained valuable insights and sensitivity to the challenges faces by small business owners.

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