Mr. Marvelli has 25+ years of investment management and capital markets experience. Since joining UCLA in 2003, he has been involved in all aspects of managing The UCLA Foundation endowment including corporate governance, investment policy, asset allocation, investment selection and risk management. Mr. Marvelli is responsible for the private markets portfolio spanning private equity, real estate, real assets and credit. In 2011, upon the board’s approval to create the UCLA Investment Company, Mr. Marvelli executed key elements of launching the management company with respect to facilities, systems, human resources, insurance and corporate governance. Prior to joining UCLA, Mr. Marvelli held various positions with firms engaged in private market activities. He was employed by The Irvine Company, one of the largest privately-held real estate development and investment companies in the U.S. Previously, Mr. Marvelli was employed by Prudential Investment Management where he focused on commercial mortgage finance and distressed situations. Complementing his investment experience, Mr. Marvelli co-founded and operated a venture-backed startup where he served as COO/CFO and as a member of the board of directors.
Mr. Marvelli graduated with a BS in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley and earned his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.