City of Malibu logoMalibu City Manager Steve McClary announced the appointment of the City’s new permanent Deputy City Manager, Alexis Brown, to the City Council and the community during the July 10, 2023 City Council meeting.

“Malibu welcomes Alexis Brown as the new deputy city manager, and we are excited to have her available to serve our community,” said Mayor Bruce Silverstein. “Alexis has an impressive and varied background, with valuable experience working in relevant roles in local government and serving the residents.”

Brown brings a strong professional government background to Malibu, most recently as the assistant city manager for the City of Imperial, where she was responsible for overseeing the work of eight departments, among many other responsibilities.

“I am excited to serve the Malibu community in my new role,” Brown said. “I am looking forward to working with City leadership and staff, and building relationships with all stakeholders.”

Brown is a proven collaborator and solid communicator with a strong track record as a problem solver and strategic vision developer. Brown was named as a “Top 20 Leaders Under 40 in Imperial County” by Valley Women’s Magazine in 2022 and holds a bachelor’s degree in business management.

Before serving as assistant city manager, Brown held roles with Imperial as a management analyst, public information officer and executive assistant to the City Manager. Prior to her government service, Brown was the director of marketing and special events for the Imperial & Brawley Chamber of Commerce and served as a business development specialist for the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation.

The deputy city manager may be reached at or 310-456-2489.

Under general direction of the city manager and assistant city manager, the deputy city manager’s roles include, among others, planning, managing and providing administrative direction and oversight for all activities and operations of the City of Malibu; coordinating assigned activities with City departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fostering cooperative working relationships among City departments and various community and regulatory agencies; providing highly responsible and complex administrative assistance to the city manager, assistant city manager, and City Council in coordinating and directing City-wide departmental activities and operations; serving as acting city manager in the city manager’s and assistant city manager’s absence.

The City of Malibu is a general law city incorporated in 1991 and operates under the council-manager form of government. The five-member City Council is elected at-large to serve four-year terms. For more information about the City’s organizational structure, visit the webpage.