Public Affairs Manager, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District
Paolo Cosulich-Schwartz is the Public Affairs Manager at the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District where he is the spokesperson and media relations officer for all three divisions — the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Transit, and Golden Gate Ferry. He brings extensive experience in planning, communications, outreach, and community development to TransForm's board. Prior to working at the Bridge District, Paolo led the planning and outreach for the (re)launch of the Bay Area Bike Share system, worked as an organizer at the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, and provided communications and strategy consulting for numerous public transit agencies and nonprofits. A Berkeley native, Paolo grew up with an AC Transit pass in his wallet and later graduated from Occidental College with honors in Urban and Environmental Policy. Paolo lives next to the Pacific Ocean in the Sunset district of San Francisco and spends much of his free time surfing Ocean Beach.