BOTSFORD GLOBAL, LLC

MARCELA KRIEGER VASENA


Ms. Krieger-Vasena is co-founder and partner at Botsford Global.  In this role, she has significantly increased the company's profile, as it developed into a regional reference.  As Ms. Krieger-Vasena was born and raised in Argentina, she brings a unique vision and insight into Latin America.  Her early years living in Europe add to her true global perspective, and where she developed fluency in the languages of French and Italian.


Prior to founding Botsford Global, Ms. Krieger-Vasena was residing in South America, where she was working for NGO's and multinational companies.  She was engaged in fund raising for non-profit foundations on behalf of the arts and education; one of which was closely partnered with the New York Museum of Modern Art.  She led fund raising events at embassies, where her public speaking capabilities were perfected. 


Before her NGO work, Ms. Krieger-Vasena was advising the Board of Directors at DHL Argentina, the global logistics group.  There, she opened up a network of U.S. and European franchises across the country.  Before this, Ms. Krieger-Vasena went to work for the Conde Nast media group in New York.  One of its divisions, Town & Country Magazine. asked her to manage teams on overseas assignments for the travel and leisure section.  She directed and coordinated the launching of several Latin American countries as major tourism destinations for the U.S. and European markets.


After graduating college, Ms. Krieger-Vasena was asked to apply her language skills at the United Nations, where she prepared confidential reports for final presentation to the Secretary General and the General Assembly. 


Ms. Krieger-Vasena graduated from Mount Vernon College, later part of George Washington University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture Design. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and French.


Ms. Krieger-Vasena is married to Mark Botsford, they reside in Washington, D.C., and have five children together.