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How your past job can help you land your dream job.


Beth Cohen is an expert when it comes to the legal world – but even more impressive is how she has used her past experience to land her dream job. From her experience as a contract attorney to a legal recruiter, Beth has learned that taking opportunities when they are presented to you is a key to success. Listen to her conversation with’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into her thoughts on Beth's past experience, using her network, favorite book and more.

About our guest:

As Lola's Corporate Counsel, Beth Cohen is responsible for all things legal at the company. Before joining Lola, Beth practiced litigation and employment & labor law at Cohen & Wolf, P.C. in Connecticut. She received her B.A. from Wesleyan University and her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Creating vs. Managing - how do you decide?


Building a career is never easy, but it gets more complicated when you have to move to a new country and create a new life for yourself. That’s exactly what Marina Novikova had to overcome when she moved to the US from her home in Ukraine. But through that journey, Marina learned a lot about advancing her career, finding community, and building a family. In the most recent of Table Fries, Marina joins host Jeanne Hopkins to discuss creating vs. managing, what she learned from sailing, and why she chases “good fatigue.”

If something seems scary, do it!


Ashley Welch is very familiar with confronting her fears. From her experience as a social worker and a fearless traveler, Ashley has learned that facing your fears instead of running from them is a key to success. Listen to her conversation with’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into her thoughts on a customer-first mindset, her worst job, favorite book and more.

About Jeanne's guest:

Ashley Welch is the Director of Service at, where she leads the company’s team of travel support specialists to ensure that Lola’s customers get all the help they need, whether they’re on the road or at the home office. Prior to Lola, Ashley graduated from Roger Williams University with a degree in Communications. She began her career working for the Commonwealth as a social worker before entering the travel industry at Vacation Guru.

Wicked Loving - The culture story.


This is the inaugural episode of Table Fries with host, Jeanne Hopkins, CMO Jeanne's guest is Stacey Scott, Vice President, People Operations/Travel Services at In this episode they talk about what a good day at work looks like, current reading list, Stacey's hiring story and how she knew it was the right fit.

About Stacey Scott

Stacey Scott is the Vice President of Travel Service and People Operations of, where she is responsible for delivering unparalleled service to Lola customers as well as overseeing the company's employee and candidate experience. Prior to Lola, Stacey built and managed the service team at Gemvara, acquired by Berkshire Hathaway. Stacey has spent her career hiring, training and managing teams to help them reach their fullest potential.

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