Ms. Caruso-Cabrera has been a director of the Company since March 2023. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of MCC Productions LLC, the media production company she founded in September 2018, as well as a contributor to CNBC since September 2022. Previously, Ms. Caruso-Cabrera spent over 20 years at CNBC, where she was the network’s first Latina anchor and long-time Chief International Correspondent. Throughout her career, Ms. Caruso-Cabrera reported live from around the world, covering a wide range of stories, including the 2008 financial crisis, U.S. elections, the debt crisis in Greece, the Brexit vote, the European banking crisis and Russia’s first invasion of Ukraine in 2014. She has reported live from Ukraine, Russia, Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, Mexico and throughout Europe. She joined CNBC from WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she spent four years as a general assignment reporter. Prior to that, Ms. Caruso-Cabrera was a special projects producer for Univision where covered Latin America, winning an Emmy for coverage of the AIDS crisis. She began her career in 1990 while at Wellesley College, as a stringer for The New York Times, reporting for the education section. Ms. Caruso-Cabrera has also been published in the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, among other publications. The National Association of Hispanic Journalists awarded her “Broadcaster of the Year” and Hispanic Business magazine named her one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics” in the country.
Ms. Caruso-Cabrera serves as President of the Ballet Hispánico Board of Directors and serves on the international advisory board of the IE Business School in Madrid, one of Europe’s top business schools. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Economics Club of New York and an active supporter of Manna of Life Ministries in The Bronx. She previously served as a director of The Beneficient Company Group, a privately-held company, from September 2018 to February 2020 and GWG Holdings, Inc., a then-related company of Beneficient, from April 2019 to February 2020 before becoming a candidate for federal and city-level political office from February 2020 to June 2021. She served on the transition committee for New York City Mayor Eric Adams in 2021.