Meet JBS Development Officer Marty OhlsonPosted: February 14, 2012
Development Officer Marty Ohlson learned of the JBS as a result of his parents joining in 1964 during the Goldwater campaign. Shortly after his service in the Marines, Marty started working for the Society in February 1981 as a Coordinator and later as a Major Coordinator in 11 Midwestern states while continuing his education part-time. In 1994 he joined the development staff.
Marty received extensive training in development work. Later, he was asked to take the position of Vice President of Network Development to launch a media production company in Los Angeles. He was also in the commercial investment property business. For several years he was in private business consulting with 501c3 and non-profit organizations.
Today Marty lives near Milwaukee with his wife, Sheila, 8 children and 4 grandchildren. He is involved with a local JBS business and professional chapter.
Fun Fact: He enjoys history and travel.