Marlene Uraga joined The Financial Clinic in October 2017 as the Program Support Associate working as a financial coach to provide customers with one-on-one support to help them achieve financial security. In 2019, Marlene returned to the Clinic and now works as a Financial Coach at the Clinic’s coaching sites in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx.
Prior to joining the Clinic, Marlene worked with Urban Upbound as a VITA Tax Preparer for two tax seasons and a Financial Coach for one year. She first discovered her love of helping the community when she volunteered to be a Tax Preparer for the Food Bank of NYC. Marlene holds an Associates Degree in Applied Science for Accounting from the Borough of Manhattan Community College. Outside of the office, she can be found at the Bronx Zoo with her daughter, Hailey, at least twice a month.