Adriana Hochberg

Assistant CAO

adriana hochbergAdriana Hochberg serves as an Assistant Chief Administrative Officer for Montgomery County, Maryland. She leads Montgomery County’s efforts to combat climate change and coordinates the development of the Climate Action Plan, a strategic roadmap for the County to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2027 and 100 percent by 2035.  Ms. Hochberg also coordinates strategic planning and implementation of the County Executive’s Priority Outcomes related to the Departments of Environmental Protection, Libraries, and Recreation and the Vision Zero transportation safety initiative. Ms. Hochberg is a liaison to Montgomery County Public Schools and to WSSC Water and serves on the DC Water Board as an alternate member and on the Vision Zero Steering Committee.

Ms. Hochberg previously spent eleven years with the Government of the District of Columbia, serving in the Office of the City Administrator and as Chief of Staff in the Department of Energy and Environment. Ms. Hochberg has also served as Presidential Management Fellow at the US Environmental Protection Agency and as Coordinator for International Relations at the Konan Town Hall in Japan.

Ms. Hochberg is passionate about creating sustainable, equitable, and walkable communities.  She is a graduate of the Walking College Fellowship from America Walks and developed and implemented an action plan to make her community safer for pedestrians. Ms. Hochberg earned a master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s from Williams College. She speaks multiple languages including Portuguese and Japanese.