Mariana Castillo, MBA ’16
Co-founder and Co-CEO, Ben & Frank
Mariana is Co-CEO at Ben & Frank, a direct to consumer eyewear brand that is revolutionizing the way Mexicans purchase glasses. Mariana leads the operations, technology, human resources and financial teams. Ben & Frank currently operates 16 stores, has over 200 employees and is one of the fastest growing startups in Mexico. Prior to founding Ben & Frank, Mariana was a Portfolio Manager for Mexico’s Central Bank, where she traded both fixed income and foreign exchange. Mariana has an undergraduate degree in Economics for Universidad Iberoamericana and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where she graduated with honors. She is a member of the Board for the Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation School at Universidad Iberoamericana.