Laurie O’Hara

Development Director

Laurie O’Hara comes to SHE-CAN from the Multicultural Center of Marin as their Director of Development. Laurie was also the founder and CEO of OLITA, a brand of eco-friendly, healthy skincare products. In market since 2015, Laurie grew OLITA from its original Beach Be Gone body powder, introducing a new product category to the market, and then expanded to a full line of clean sun care. Prior to launching OLITA, Laurie worked over 20 years in marketing and business development of financial services, having worked as a Director at the consumer banks of JPMorgan Chase and Citibank in New York City and later at a Bay Area microlender, Working Solutions. She holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA from the University of Colorado. She is bilingual in Spanish and English and lived throughout Latin America over many years. Laurie lives in Marin with her husband and has four adult children.