Maurice Ochoa

Vice President, Facilities Services

Maurice Ochoa serves as the Vice President of Facilities Services at the Weingart Center. In this role, Maurice oversees the maintenance, housekeeping, and security of the organization, which has over 160,000 sq. ft of space in three buildings. Maurice is adept at streamlining procedures to improve safety levels, increase productivity, and control costs. Maurice also oversees the food services department that serves 225,000 meals annually.

Maurice has progressive management experience in union and non-union environments, including eight years as Maintenance Manager at Unified Grocers, Plant Engineer at Pentab Industries and Chief Engineer at Sportsmen’s Lodge.

Maurice holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from LaVerne University as well as an AS in Electrical Construction and Maintenance from Los Angeles Trade Technical College.

The Weingart Center for the Homeless provides comprehensive human services to homeless men, women, veterans, parolees, families, HIV+ and other at-risk individuals, giving them the skills, resources, and hope they need to lead productive lives off the streets. Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row, the Weingart Center for the Homeless is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that breaks the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

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