Marlene Fuentes, Director of Clinical Operations 

Marlene Fuentes was born and raised in Washington, D.C.’s vibrant Latino community.  Her parents emigrated from El Salvador in the '60s and raised her to be proud of her heritage, and she has not only lived in the community, but worked closely with it for over 20 years.  Ms. Fuentes holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with a concentration in Health Management from the University of Phoenix.  She previously served as La Clínica del Pueblo’s Medical Services Administrator, working to guarantee that La Clínica be a safe and welcoming environment for both patients and staff.  Ms. Fuentes ensures medical operations are occurring in a cost effective, patient-centered, and quality-driven manner according to La Clínica’s mission, strategic plan, regulatory and grant requirements, and established policies and procedures.