Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has 30 years of experience at the nexus of finance, economic development, and communication. She is currently the chief executive of MCC Productions and a CNBC Contributor.
Caruso-Cabrera was the first Latina anchor at CNBC and the network’s first Chief International Correspondent for over a decade. She joined CNBC in 1998 and spent more than 20 years covering economic crises and international markets as well as interviewing presidents, prime ministers, and CEOS. She has reported live from Ukraine, Russia, Venezuela, Iran, Cuba, Greece, Italy, and Mexico, just to name a few. She began her career at Univisión Spanish-language news in 1991, where she produced stories relevant to the immigrant experience. In 1993, she received an Emmy for a series she co-produced on the AIDS Crisis. Hispanic magazine has named her one of the most influential Hispanics in America. She sits on the International Advisory Board of the Instituto Empressa in Madrid, one of the world’s top business schools, and serves as President of the Board of Directors of Ballet Hispánico in NYC. She is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of NY, and the Latino Corporate Directors Association. In 2023, she joined the board of directors of Wendy’s and Del Real Foods, a portfolio company of Palladium Equity. Michelle has a BA in economics from Wellesley College.