Marco A. Grimaldo is the strategist for National Church Partners and Latino Communities at Bread for the World.
A native Texan, Grimaldo was born near San Antonio and later moved to Brownsville. Living and working on the U.S./Mexico border has informed his work and helped shaped the direction of his professional life to advocate for an end to hunger.
Grimaldo has been an outspoken advocate for comprehensive immigration reform and for addressing the root causes of migration – which are most often hunger and poverty.
He has served Bread in various capacities during the past 26 years, spanning all aspects of Bread’s mission.
Grimaldo is a graduate of both Texas State University in San Marcos and Georgetown University – the latter where he completed graduate work in public policy.
He attended Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas as an undergraduate and Georgetown University where he pursued graduate work in public policy.
He has served on numerous boards of directors and leadership teams in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He also sits on the board of the Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights (VACIR), of which he is a founding member.