Chief Operating Officer
Marcus Braxton joined the CPE team in February 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer. In his role, Marcus leads CPE’s finance, HR, development, communications and operations functions.
Marcus has over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector and is an expert in nonprofit finance, governance, compliance and operations. Before joining CPE, Marcus completed four successful years of working at Young Invincibles, a nonprofit policy and advocacy organization committed to amplifying the voices of Millennials in all aspects of life. In his role as Senior Director of Operations and Finance, Marcus built and shaped the operations of a small start-up in a large national advocacy organization.
Prior to joining Young Invincibles, Marcus worked for organizations in the social sector such as Arabella Advisors, a philanthropic consulting firm where he managed approximately $25 million in various philanthropic initiatives, and the Pew Charitable Trusts where he supported the organization’s fundraising efforts. Marcus received his MBA degree from Johns Hopkins University and his undergraduate degree in International Relations from Rhodes College.