Aide Castro

Owner and Founder
ASM Premier Consultants, LLC.

Aide Castro was selected as Mayor of Lynwood in 2010. She is a vocal leader on the issues of smart commercial growth, affordable housing, senior citizen programming and transparency in government. She presently serves as mayor pro tem of Lynwood.

In 2016 Ms. Castro took the lead on the Council to pass a Cannabis Ordinance that has made Lynwood one of the most marijuana industry friendly cities in Los Angeles County while also providing a significant benefits, employment and revenue to the local community. Her economic development approach has enabled the City to take old stagnant industrial and manufacturing properties and to create a new revenue source for a city that lost its manufacturing base years ago. Using her legislative experience and real estate background Aide coordinated with the City Manager, City Attorney and outside and industry experts to craft a merit-based industry friendly ordinance that has attracted some of the largest name brands in the marijuana industry to operate in and invest millions of dollars in her City. Aide presently consults on behalf of several industry groups. 

In addition to serving on City Council, she has also served on the Lynwood Block Grant Advisory Board, advising the council on funding for local non-profit organizations; she also was a volunteer coach of the Lynwood Athletics Community Services, a youth sports organizer, a secretary and deputy woman’s director for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and was a member of the Lynwood Latino Chamber of Commerce.