CAPT Ryan Manning (USCG)
Commander, USCG Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach
Captain Ryan Manning currently serves as the Captain of the Port of Los Angeles – Long Beach and is the Commander of Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles – Long Beach, leading a team of 550 active duty, reserve, and civilian personnel and a 750-member volunteer Auxiliary workforce. This team facilitates regional partnerships and conducts federal maritime safety, security, law enforcement and environmental protection operations throughout the central California coast and within the United States’ largest container port complex.
Prior to his current assignment, he most recently served as the Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Activities Europe, located in Brunssum, The Netherlands. In this position, he directed U.S. Coast Guard vessel inspection and port security assessments throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
A native of Burbank, South Dakota, CAPT Manning received his commission from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1994 and has served in a variety of Port Safety and Security related positions throughout his career. He has earned a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science in Joint Campaign Planning and Strategy, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering.