Claudia is a strategist and connector, developing meaningful relationships between small to midsize businesses, key community leaders and political figures throughout the U.S., Spain and Peru. As director of strategic partnerships of Colichon & Associates, she took the lead in projects that supported dozens of elected officials, chambers of commerce, business owners, local municipalities and more. Most recently, Claudia managed a public-private partnership aimed to efficiently distribute CARES Act funding to local businesses in the City of Brookhaven. While working with the city, she developed and spearheaded plans that awarded Brookhaven the Latin American Association Corporate Champion and Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Mind awards. She also led the Latino outreach efforts during the 2021 Senate Runoff elections for a prestigious PAC. Claudia serves on the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of Fulton County. She also co-chairs the One Region initiative, a branch of the national non-profit Welcoming America which seeks to create an inclusive Atlanta region for immigrants, refugees, and immigrant businesses. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Georgia State University and a master’s degree in International Relations from the IE School of Global and Public Affairs in Madrid, Spain.