Daniel Tarica, longtime Cultural Affairs staffer, promoted to General Manager.

Daniel Is New DCA GM

Daniel Tarica

Cultural Affairs: Daniel Tarica, former Interim General Manager, Cultural Affairs, was promoted Nov. 30 to General Manager by then-Mayor Eric Garcetti. Daniel has more than 20 years of City service.

“Daniel is a leader with a track record of delivering and increasing access to art, music and culture in every corner of Los Angeles,” Garcetti said in a prepared statement. “I commend Daniel’s efforts to help raise funds and resources and look forward to seeing what he does to deepen the work of Cultural Affairs, cementing our City’s role as the creative capital of the world.”

Daniel has served the City for more than 20 years As Interim General Manager, Daniel and his team were responsible for grant investments of $4 million that provided more than 3,000 Angelenos with jobs in the arts and supported more than 1,000 art events.

He will now oversee all programs and services managed by the department to maximize relationships with other City agencies, artists and cultural nonprofits.

Congratulations, Daniel!