Laurie O’Hara

General Business Advisor (Spanish Speaker)

Marin SBDC

About Me:

Laurie O’Hara is the Founder and CEO of OLITA, a San Rafael, CA based brand of eco-friendly, healthy sun care. In market since 2015, Laurie has grown OLITA from its original Beach Be Gone product line, expanding to REEF SAFE mineral sunscreens, soothing SPF lip balms and nourishing After Sun body serums. OLITA’s mission is to create clean products that are safe on skin and safe on the planet. Prior to launching OLITA, Laurie had over 20 years experience in marketing and acquisitions of credit products and microloans, having worked as a Director for JPMorgan Chase and Citibank in New York City and a Bay Area CDFI. She holds an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management and a BA from the University of Colorado. Laurie lives with her husband and four children in Marin County.

Expertise: Branding Strategy Business and Commercial Loans Business Planning BUSINESS STRATEGY Product Development

I also speak: Portuguese Spanish