Born in Caracas, she joined Korn / Ferry International in 1993, and is currently and Associate Consultant.
She graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minnesota, in Industrial Design (BFA), and holds an specialization degree in Entrepreneurial Management, concentration in Marketing, from the Universidad Simon Bolivar.
Marianella started her professional career in the design field, working as a Product Designer for companies abroad such as 3M Company (St. Paul Headquarters), and Tonka Toys Corporation (Minnetonka Headquarters).
Once back in Venezuela, she continued developing her career in industrial / graphic design and marketing, working for local manufacturing companies mostly in the toy and graphic arts industries.
Marianella developed an interesting career in design, being awarded a special recognition in the First Post Modern Clock Design Competition, sponsored by the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA), Minnesota Chapter, as well as the second prize for the Poster Design Competition of the Venezuelan Association of Toy Manufacturing Companies.