Raised in Nogales, Mexico, Marcel Dabdoub attended high school in Tucson and thereafter earned his bachelor's degree from Boston University with a double concentration in finance and international management. Marcel also holds a JD and MBA from the University of Arizona and worked as an attorney for several years in Tucson and Mexico City until he transitioned to business full-time in 2005. Since then Marcel has been a real estate developer, entrepreneur, and business consultant. Through various successful partnerships, Marcel has ownership in over two million square feet and actively manages over a million square feet of industrial, commercial, office, and residential properties in the United States and Mexico.
Marcel is also very committed to his community, on the boards of Casa Hogar Madre Conchita girls orphanage in Nogales, the Southern Arizona Community Foundation, and the Carondelet Health Network. He is also a member of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council and was named 2017 Businessman of the Year by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.