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Maribel Méndez has led organizations to success by designing creative and culturally competent programs. Maribel’s unique background has shaped her into an expert skilled in collecting and curating data for diverse audiences. She is bilingual and bi-cultural professional with over 17 years of experience in healthcare, the nonprofit sector, and education. Maribel also utilizes lean principles to identify opportunities for organizations and individuals. Above all, Maribel is an empathic leader interested in developing businesses and uplifting communities.
Maribel was born in Las Zarquillas, Michoacán, México. As the daughter of migrant workers, she spent a great deal of her childhood navigating cultures and customs in Las Zarquillas, Los Angeles, and Yuba City before relocating to Oregon to pursue higher education.
Maribel received a Bachelor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and minors in Spanish and Women’s Studies from Portland State University. She also earned a Master of Business Administration and Certificate in Data Science from Willamette University.