Marcelo is a graduate of the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business & Lusk Center Ross Program in Real Estate. He has nearly 30 years of business, commercial real estate, finance and management experience working with investors, entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, family offices and Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries. He is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) and Commercial and Civil Mediator recognized by the State Bar of California to help business owners create a strategy that maximizes their business, personal and financial goals .
He was President and National Board Member of the USC Marshall School of Business Alumni Association and is active in community teaching financial literacy, fatherhood empowerment, and pre-marrieds. He and his wife help single mothers needing housing & mentoring. He is a recipient of the Fulfillment Fund’s Sherak Inspiration Award and University of Southern California’s Widney Alumni House Award for excellence & community.
Marcelo is part of the Ventura County Leadership Academy 2021-2022 Cohort dedicated to studying and broadening awareness of critical issues in business, social services, education, government, infrastructure, water, agriculture, housing and transportation.
He is an amateur photographer and has written a book challenging others to step into their purpose. He is currently restoring, “Peewee,” a 1972 GMC 3-Door Suburban with his son.