Having grown up in an urban neighborhood, Marilyn learned early on about the importance of giving back to the community which is part of her character and part of her Modus operandi.

She earned a B.A from the University of CT. in Storrs, CT and later an M.B.A. in marketing from the University of Phoenix.

Marilyn spent twenty years working in the corporate arena where she held numerous management positions within the airlines, pharmaceutical, education, financial and health insurance industries.

Her journey in life has always included the development and leadership of Latino community and in particular women’s empowerment. Her most recent success as founder and producer of the Latinas and Power Symposium® , a platform she created so that Latina professionals can share resources for success and share those strategies with others.

Her hobbies include salsa dancing. On April 18, 2015, she is one of the local personalities that will be participating in a charity event for CRISS radio, called “Dancing In The Dark” gala. She will dance to with a professional from Arthur Murray Studios.

Marilyn works as a Senior Marketing Manager for a new business start up called Valoralife, Mass Mutual’s new innovative and simple approach to purchasing life insurance online.