Mike Zampa was appointed Director of Communications in September 2014. He is responsible for internal and external communications including media outreach, public relations, and strategic and crisis communications. These programs are aimed at increasing positive awareness and understanding of the Port, its projects, and policies. Mr. Zampa has more than 25 years of communications experience including eight years within the maritime sector.
He worked previously for container shipping line APL and its Singapore-based parent company, NOL Group. Before APL, Mr. Zampa was the Senior Vice President of Communications Services at Bank of America overseeing Internal Communications, Media Relations, and Marketing Communications where he managed all internal communications during one of the largest U.S. financial services mergers in history, Bank of America and Nation's Bank.
He began his career in journalism and worked as Managing Editor of the Contra Costa Times newspaper. He has worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, Singapore and Jakarta.