Vanessa Corrêa

Chief Communications Officer at Mellon Foundation

Vanessa K. Corrêa joined the Foundation in 2020 as a chief communications officer. Ensuring consistency, coherence, and impact, she provides strategic direction for and drives the execution of the Foundation's brand, marketing, and communications.

Previously, Ms. Corrêa served as the chief brand officer for the University of California, where she led the conceptualization, development, and implementation of the UC's first systemwide brand platform coupled with building a cross-functional and nationally recognized marketing communications team. While at UC, she also spearheaded large-scale integrated marketing, advocacy, and communications programs, while providing strategy and counsel across the organization.


  • Chief Communications Officer

    Current role

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