Martha Olson

Martha Olson, originally from Chicago, Illinois, and is a graduate of the University of Arizona in Radio and Television. She has resided in the South Bay with her husband for 30 years. Her three children have attended both Mira Costa and Marymount High School and all currently are attending college on the west coast. Martha’s involvement began with leadership positions in the PTSA during the elementary years, and “chronic volunteering” during middle school and high school years! She is proud to be a part of Reading Partners, a non-profit reading program for low income schools, and tutors elementary students with learning challenges She also serves as a professional concierge for the Distinguished Speaker Series. Martha co-founded Surgical West, Inc. in 1990 with her husband Evan Olson and is the largest distributor for medical equipment in Southern California. As a result of her daughters participation in the Mayors Youth Council, she volunteered to become part of the team. ” What an amazing opportunity for these young kids to have this exposure and access to so many successful, talented, and diverse individuals in a wide range of careers.”