Mario J. Carroll is a leader with a decade of experience in the high levels of the public and private sectors, including as an advisor in general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital financing.
Carroll has a proven track record as a counselor for family offices, nonprofits, government entities, and early-and late-stage companies. As an associate at several leading law firms, he advised numerous clients on material business decisions and high-profile transactions. Under the Obama Administration, he served as Special Assistant in the Office of the President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (f.k.a. OPIC) and Confidential Assistant to the Deputy Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. Carroll began his career at the Berkeley-based M3 Education Foundation, which promoted the development of underprivileged Black boys.
Carroll holds a J.D.-M.B.A from the University of Michigan Law School and the Ross School of Business. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Rhetoric and Minor in African American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. He is an alumnus of the Institute of Responsible Citizenship, a proponent for civic engagement, an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion for historically marginalized communities.