Olivia grew up in Los Angeles, California. She started working for Whole Foods Market in 2006 and participated in one of the first Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaigns as a cashier. After graduating from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a degree in Communications and Studio Arts, Olivia moved into the Marketing Team Leader role at the Torrance store. She then moved to Austin, Texas to support the reopening of the Gateway store as Marketing Team Leader.
Before coming to Whole Planet Foundation, Olivia had the pleasure of working for Save Barton Creek Association, a local nonprofit that protects water quality and quantity in Austin. As the only employee for the organization, she was responsible for all aspects of fundraising, communications, events, programs, and outreach.
Working for Whole Planet Foundation has been Olivia’s dream since she first heard about the power of microfinance. In her free time, she enjoys reading, road trips to small Texas towns, hiking, and making art.