Alma Caballero

Alma Caballero, Managing Director, is a member of our Northern Latin America practice.

Ms. Caballero leads McLarty’s Mexico team and assists clients on a range of issues of strategic planning, government relations, and transaction management in Latin America, particularly in Mexico and Central America. Prior to joining McLarty Associates, Ms. Caballero served as the Latin American Policy Advisor at Covington & Burling LLP, where she worked closely with the firm’s legal practices to provide strategic advice, risk assessment, and consulting services to international clients with investments and operations in Latin America, and Latin American clients with a global presence or interest in expanding their operations overseas. Ms. Caballero has also worked at the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, Mitsubishi Corporations (Americas), and The Brookings Institution, where she contributed to several publications, including “The End of Nostalgia: Mexico Confronts the Challenges of Global Competition.”

Ms. Caballero earned a BS in Science, Technology and International Affairs and an MA in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service (SFS), where she serves as a member of the SFS Board of Advisors. She also holds an Executive MBA from Columbia University. Ms. Caballero serves as a board member of the US-Mexico Foundation, senior advisor to the Georgetown Americas Institute, and vice-chairman of the Board of Directors for She is an Aspen Security Rising Leader and a David Rockefeller Fellow of the Trilateral Commission. She is a dual citizen of Mexico and the US.