Scott Olson, Marketing Operations Consultant
Scott has 20 years experience with small business, not-for-profits, and Fortune 500s creating and implementing marketing technologies and marketing operations processes. He obtained his MBA in 2013, has a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, and is a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM). Scott immensely enjoys hands-on, collaborative leadership that increases revenues and automates processes through technology, teamwork, and business-critical thinking.
For hobbies, Scott enjoys mountain biking on backcountry trails and backyard chicken raising for farm-fresh eggs. A fun fact about him that may surprise you is: During college, he sang bass vocals in the Orange County Motet Choir and fronted punk bands as lead vocalist and guitarist in dive-bars in Los Angeles, Riverside, and Orange Counties.
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Karine Adalian, Business Development
Karine has over 20 years of experience with startups, small business, non-profits and Fortune 500 financial services firms. A founder of several startups she has extensive experience in marketing and sales, product development, event marketing, PR, and education with financial advisors, realtors, CPAs and lawyers providing innovative ways to grow their business.
Karine obtained her MBA from New York University (NYU) and her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley). She helped NYC-based software firm siftsort.com get its largest investor and introductions to insurance and other financial firms. She also started up a kitchen and bath design business, KarineTheKitchenLady.com. Her latest venture, in collaboration with generous friends, neighbors and colleagues, is raising awareness and donations to support TheAFTD.org, which advocates for an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 people in the U.S. afflicted with deadly Frontotemporal Dementia1.
She loves cats and is grateful for the people who created the internet so the world can watch more cat videos. She also started writing stories about Cashmere, her cat and her travels through Canada, Connecticut, Cape Cod and California. Karine grows orchids and figured out automated, non-drip irrigation methods after killing too many plants to count.
1 Data from Alzheimer’s Association: Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)