Marisol Tanguma is a four-year DECA member from Colorado. She graduated from Ponderosa High School and is currently attending the University of Colorado, Denver for business. She has served in multiple leadership positions as a chapter officer, chapter vice president and as the Colorado DECA Social Media Director. Outside of DECA, Mari has served as the Sources of Strength Vice President and was a competitive cheerleader for 11 years. Through these positions, she has developed networking, time management and leadership skills. Mari has participated in many mentorship programs and worked throughout her senior year to keep members updated on new restrictions and prepared for success in virtual competitions. Mari is incredibly excited to be an advocate for members across the western region and grow the DECA community as a whole.
ELS Attendee Spotlight: Meet Hadley Brown
DECA leaders from across the country gathered together in Washington, D.C. from July 10-12, 2021 for the first in-person DECA Inc. conference since 2019. The event was filled with energy, learning and fun as leaders grew and returned home ready to maximize their momentum.