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Portrait of Mykah Montgomery

Mykah Montgomery

Mykah Montgomery is a distinguished professional with a Master's Degree in Leadership and an MBA in Executive Management, complemented by industry-respected certifications in Project Management, Customer Success Management, and Business Etiquette. As the CEO and founder of LARs (Leaders are Readers, Inc.), Mykah's dedication to youth literacy has seen her organization donate hundreds of books to children. Her tireless advocacy for children's literacy and anti-bullying efforts earned her recognition from the Honorable Libby Schaaf, former Mayor of Oakland, who declared April 3rd as "Mykah Montgomery Day". Additionally, Mykah was honored as the distinguished Alumna of the Year by Saint Mary's College of California and received the esteemed Jefferson Award for Public Service, founded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Robert Taft, Jr., and Samuel Beard.

In her capacity as Chief of Staff, Mykah has honed her leadership, strategic planning, and cross-functional collaboration skills. She has effectively supported senior executives in defining organizational goals, streamlining processes, and fostering a culture of innovation and excellence. Her wealth of experience enables her to align teams, resources, and initiatives to achieve overarching business objectives seamlessly. 

 

Title: Chief of Staff

Department: Police Commission

Email Address: MMontgomery@oaklandca.gov