Matthew Awbrey

City of San Diego

Matt Awbrey is San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer’s Deputy Chief of Staff. Matt manages the Mayor's Civic and External Affairs – including the mayoral communications team and community engagement team – and advises on major city issues, with the goal of creating an effective and inclusive government and expanding San Diego's economic, political and cultural influence. Matt has risen quickly through the ranks of elected office, serving as a policy director, communications director and chief of staff. Matt was lead spokesperson for the Faulconer for Mayor campaign. A native San Diegan, Matt studied International Relations and Communications at U.C. Davis. He is recipient of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce “Staffer Who Really Gets Stuff Done” Award and the Wendell Cutting Award for Legislative Staff Member of the Year.