Marco A. Davis is President and CEO of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Latino leaders. CHCI provides public service and policy experiences to outstanding Latino/a/x students and young professionals, with a network of more than 4,000 highly accomplished alumni, and also convenes Members of Congress and other public officials, corporate executives, nonprofit advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the nation and the Hispanic community.
Prior to joining CHCI, he was a partner at New Profit, a national nonprofit venture philanthropy, where he led an effort to create a more equitable social sector, and served as organizational lead on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Davis served in the Obama Administration as Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and as Director of Public Engagement for the Corporation for National and Community Service. Previously, he was Director of Global Fellowship and Regional Manager for Latin America at Ashoka’s Youth Venture, and led leadership development for UnidosUS (formerly the National Council of La Raza), where he created the Líderes Initiative.
Davis has more than 25 years of experience in leadership development, educational achievement, community advocacy, and civic engagement. He is a frequent speaker on topics including the Latino community, diversity in the nonprofit sector, and education, and has been featured in national media and at major events including the Aspen Ideas Festival and Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship. He has been an Ambassadors for Health Equity Fellow, a Pahara-Aspen Fellow, and a Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) Lideres Fellow.
Davis serves on the boards of Independent Sector, Education Leaders of Color (EdLoC), and Hispanics in Philanthropy and represents CHCI on the boards of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda and the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR). He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and holds a B.A. in History and Latin American Studies from Yale University. Originally from the New York City area, he lives in the District of Columbia with his wife and daughter.