Jorge O. Elorza is an American law professor and the Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island. He was sworn in as mayor of the city on 5 January 2015. In his inaugural speech, Elorza promised to deliver “a city that works”.
Jorge Elorza was born and raised in the West End of Providence, Rhode Island. The first of his family to attend college, he went to the University of Rhode Island. He worked as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York, and then attended Harvard Law School, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor.