Alejandra Chong Argudin
Chief Executive Officer
Organization: Miami Parking Authority
Alejandra “Alex” Argudin was appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of the Miami Parking Authority (MPA) on March 4, 2020. The first woman to occupy the role, Argudin has been with the Authority for more than 13 years. Prior to her appointment as CEO, she held the position of chief operations officer (COO) for nine years. As COO, she led the parking enforcement, operations and customer service departments. In that capacity, Alex supervised a staff of over 130 and managed a budget of approximately $40M. In 2006, while working for the city of Miami, she was hired by the MPA as director of planning and development, where she spearheaded the reconstruction of the award-winning Courthouse garage in downtown Miami.
Alex is a graduate of Florida International University with a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree both Business Administration. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Parking and Mobility Institute, where she serves as Treasurer. Alex is also a member of the Transportation committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and she is also on the Executive Board of the WOW Center, where she serves as Secretary. She holds the Certified Administrator of Public Parking designation and is a U.S. Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP).