Director of Operations - Marisol Jocol Lara
Marisol Jocol is the daughter of Guatemalan parents. She has lived in Massachusetts since the age of 2 and has been through the Waltham educational system since kindergarten up through high school.
After graduating Waltham High school she attended Bentley University and graduated in 2005 with a degree in Management. Since graduating college Marisol has worked in various sales positions including a stint at New York Life, a fortune 100 company as a sales agent.
Marisol has been a member of Casa Guatemala since its inception in 2009. Having seen her 3 siblings and herself all graduate from institutions of higher learning she is well aware of the necessity of a college education especially in the Latino community which has far bellow acceptable levels of attendance.
Having gone through the college experience and process she knows the difficulties one faces when being the first generation to attend college outside their parents’ native country. This being a driving factor in Marisol’s motivation to become part of Casa Guatemala. She along with the other members of Casa Guatemala wants to share their experiences and help motivate their community to further their education and cultivate their ethnic backgrounds.