Tola joined Rising Stock Inc. in June 2006 as the Operations Manager. She has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master's degree from Wheaton College Graduate School. Prior to joining the Rising Stock team, she was the Accounting Coordinator for a subsidiary of Waste Management as well as a Benefits Administrator at Hewitt Associates. Tola brings her financial problem-solving and client-centered experience to Rising Stock. She currently lives in Skokie, IL with her husband, Paul, and their kids Naomi, Aden, and Ansel. She enjoys cooking, calligraphy, and anything that involves working with her hands. She is also the owner of Manna Macarons, a sweets shop that sells the perfect melt-in-your-mouth, soft, chewy, slightly crispy confectionary goodness called macarons.