Macaria brings over 20 years of strategic leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. As an experienced strategist with deep roots in the political, regulatory, media, and City community, she has spearheaded many complex large scale projects in the Los Angeles region. Including, securing a 10-year financial stability plan for the Los Angeles Department of Public Works, developed a legislative blueprint for both the City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County’s proposed alternative technology facilities, and securing one of the region’s largest solar developments.
Macaria is responsible for developing strategies to position and further expands ARCADIS’ robust portfolio of work across the mobility, resiliency, placemaking and architecture markets in Southern California.
Prior to joining ARCADIS, Macaria served as the Vice President of Energy and Environment for a prominent public affairs lobbying firm in Los Angeles. Her technical background and experience working alongside public officials and policymakers makes her well suited in her current capacity. Macaria began her career as an Environmental Scientist with the State of California’s Regional Water Quality Control Board.
She serves on various local and statewide boards lending her expertise on environmental issues and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math initiatives for girls.