Marco A. Corona

Vice Chair, Membership Engagement
Marco A. Corona

Marco A. Corona is the Chief Development Officer at the International African American Museum, which will explore cultures and knowledge systems retained and adapted by Africans in the Americas, and the diverse journeys and achievements of these individuals and their descendants in South Carolina, the United States, and throughout the African Diaspora. Previously, Marco was the Director of Development at Education Leaders of Color—a national network of senior leaders working to build generational wealth for communities of color—and was the Chief Development Officer at One80 Place—a Charleston, SC-based organization ending and preventing homelessness across South Carolina. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, attending UCLA before embarking on a 20-year career in non-profits that includes 15 years of fundraising. While in California, he worked for Best Buddies International and the Level Playing Field Institute as well as The Jamestown Community Center. In addition, he is a graduate of Leadership Charleston (class of 2017), a past president of the AFP SC Lowcountry Chapter, and is a former Inclusion Diversity Equity Access (IDEA) Committee Chair for AFP Global. Marco has lived in Charleston since 2013 with his wife and daughter.

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