Mariano Guzmán is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Milken Family Foundation. He also serves as the President of Children's Academies for Achievement, a non-profit organization that establishes and operates residential schools in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Guzmán received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Manhattan College and a Master of Arts in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Mr. Guzmán has served as the Executive Director of the Program since its inception in 1989. He has developed significant relationships with each of the Milken Scholars and has worked diligently to ensure that each of the Scholars reach their full potential as students and professionals.
Prior to joining the Center for Educational Programs, Mr. Guzmán served as Executive Director of the Division of Planning, Program Development and External Relations at the Board of Education of the City of New York.