Marcela has over 20 years of experience in auditing, budget & planning, costs, tax, and accounting within For-Profit and Not-for-Profit organizations including international experience with a Fortune 500 Company, Colgate Palmolive. And most recently, working as an independent Finance Consultant serving a variety of clients across industry sectors ranging from real estate development, software distribution, and education.
Marcela’s deep expertise spans assets of all classes, in her practice she oversees all accounting operations, preparation and analysis of financial statements; budgets, forecast, and variance analysis; managing audits schedules, and providing recommendations and strategies on all strategic and tactical matters, as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.
Marcela graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Masters of Business Administration from Babson College’s Olin School of Management, she earned her Business Administration and Finance degree from Universidad ICESI (Cali – Colombia). Marcela is an avid volunteer and serves on the Board of Directors of NEACOL (New England Association for Colombian Children), on the Finance Committee of the GSEMA (Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts), and on the Steering Committee of “Nuestra Voz: Amplifying Latino Power, Influence, and Impact.” She has also served on other non-for-profit organizations such as “School the World,” “FriendshipWorks,” and “ALPFA Boston.”