Director of Operations
North Carolina Community Foundation
LNC Class XXI
Marirose serves as director of operations for the North Carolina Community Foundation, where she is responsible for HR, IT and office operations. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2016, she was a partner in a consulting firm specializing in search and leadership development. She has served in leadership roles in both large and small public and privately held companies. Her direct industry knowledge includes international software, a public utility, regional engineering firms and leadership consulting.
Marirose is a proud graduate of UNC Greensboro, where she received a BA in communication studies and minored in psychology. She holds certifications in behavior and motivator analysis tools and has served in a leadership capacity in a number of organizations, including the communications board of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, past director of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Board, and past chair of the UNCG Alumni Association Board of Directors. Marirose completed the Leadership NC Class XXI and is serving as class ambassador. She received the 2011 Triangle Business Journal’s Women in Business award.