Marisol Amaya
Executive Director
Marisol´s strong knowledge of the Latino Community guided her to work for La Alianza Hispana. In May 2000 she joined the organization as the Adult Day Health and Senior Center Program Director where she re-organized and transformed the program receiving the Community and leadership Award from the Northeastern University and NASDA 2nd place at National level for more unique services and best cultural acceptable Adult Daycare program. Following this, she was selected as the new Executive Director of LAH on October 7, 2013. Marisol has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Boston University and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Bacteriology with concentration in Microbiology graduating with Cum Laude honors. Marisol has certifications in Healthcare in Developing Countries, Management Methods for International Health and Suicide Prevention among older adults from Boston University and Master Trainer of Chronic Diseases, Stanford University. She is Bilingual, (Spanish & English). As Executive Director at La Alianza, she utilized all her knowledge and training to rescue the agency from the most severe economic crisis in generations guiding the organization to the road of financial recovery. Her goal is to empower individuals and families, strengthen our communities and help develop the new leaders of the future generations. Her purpose is to serve as an example for women in our communities to help them realize their fullest potential. Marisol participated in the HEALTH CARE FOR ALL campaign, 2015. She works hard to make possible that all members of society receive health care services. She believes that in order to be healthy, people should have access to a healthy diet, safe places to live, walk, play and a access to good education. Marisol is also an active member of the State Tax Force on Economic Opportunities, Advisor of My Brother’s Keeper, Greater Boston Latino Network, Latinas Represent and MASDA (Massachusetts Adult Service Day Association), Award winner of NFL Hispanic Heritage leadership, finalist for the nonprofit excellence award in leadership and Next Generation of Executive, class of 2016 and Mother of three lovely girls. Tel: (617) 427-7175 ext 716
Vivian Pera
Contracts Manager
Vivian arrived to the USA (1975) as a political refugee from Cuba with her husband and kids. With a background in Human Services and Health Care, she started to work managing a medical office, later on worked in the insurance field. She acquired six licenses and a Medical Interpreter certification. Vivian came to Massachusetts to accompany her daughter to attend college and she fell in love with Massachusetts, it was “love at first sight” as she called. She was looking towards the retirement and dedicate some time for herself when she received a phone call from a friend asking if she could work in the office of La Alianza Hispana for a few weeks to help them organize some records, Vivian said, yes, it was August 27, 2012. Today, February 2018 she stills working for La Alianza Hispana. She believes that this is a very special place where you share your experiences with the community and feel that we are all one. Albert Pike wrote: 'What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.' Tel: (617) 427-7175 ext 722
Franklin Ramirez
Finance Director
Franklin was born and raised in The Dominican Republic. He moved to Boston with his family looking for high quality education for his kids. He has been the Finance Director of La Alianza Hispana for the past 4 years. Franklin worked as an Accountant and Internal Auditor in Dominican Republic for several years, he has a Bachelor Degree in Science Accounting and Auditing from University Pedro Henríquez Ureña in Dominican Republic; He has certifications in Accounting Non-Profit, Internal Audit, Product Cost and Agriculture Accounting. Franklin was instrumental in the outstanding financial recovery of La Alianza four years ago. Tel: (617) 427-7175 ext 732
Wendy Suazo
Bookkeeper
Wendy works as a Bookkeeper in the Finance Department at La Alianza Hispana; she is from Dominican Republic and moved to United Estates on 2012. She has a degree in Accounting from the University Technological of Santiago (UTESA), Santo Domingo, RD, and a specialization in Administration and HR Management from APEC University, Santo Domingo RD. Wendy has more than 10 years of experience in finances and ​​Human Resources including: Payroll administration, employee recruitment and retention.  Managed accounting functions, including accounts receivable, account payable, banking trans, budget preparation and financial statements.   In her free time she loves to spend time with her daughters, go to the movies and exercise, also she wants to start her own decorations and crafts business. Tel: (617) 427-7175 ext 732
Isabel Villela
Case Manager
Isabel moved from Guatemala to Boston in October 27, 1989. She began to work in the human services field since December 14. 1989. She worked as a group supervisor and quality assurance at a non-profit organization, at that time named Center House Inc. in 1998 she attended La Alianza Hispana (LAH) for an intensive course of computer classes, at the same time she was engaged in a volunteer program at LAH for eight months. In December 14, 1998 Isabel started working at LAH as a full-time employee at the Latino Counseling center (LFCC). She worked as an Intake coordinator and a case manager of a Parent Mentor Program and a facilitator of Art Therapy group for the elders at LAH. While working at the LFCC, Isabel Villela attended Cambridge College where she obtained her Bachelor Degree in Human Services (2010). Currently, she is one of the case managers of the Child Maternal Program (Healthy Families), and still facilitating the Art Therapy group twice a month. Tel: (617) 427-7175 ext 735
Maria Camila Caldwell
Marketing Manager
Camila is from Medellín, Colombia. She is in charge of all online platforms and media development, Camila makes sure that all the social media content and marketing campaigns are well elaborated and executed. She studied Communications and Corporate Relations at the University of Medellín and moved to Boston 4 years ago. On the other hand, she is also a Case Manager at the Madres y Niños en Proceso program. Camila worked with different non-profit organizations in her home country, and she has always been delighted with helping others. Tel: (617) 427-7175 ext 784
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