Marcela Correa joined the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream in July 2020 as Director, Operations and Programs. Her responsibilities include strategic planning, project development and coordination with Milken affiliate organizations, and operational support for MCAAD’s online programming. She will also assist with the planning for and restoration of MCAAD’s historic Visitor Center to open in 2023. Marcela has a wide range of experience in strategy, operations and construction. Previously, she ran her own real estate investment company for seven years, and served as Director of Operations for CARANA Corporation, a boutique economic development consulting firm with activities in 25+ countries.

Marcela is a proud alumna of the Milken Scholars Program. She holds her AB from Harvard College and an MS from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.