Introducing Nicole Ostlund: Mentor Foundation USA’s New President and CEO

21 June 2023 | News

Mentor Foundation USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Ostlund as our new President & CEO.

With a background in Psychology and Statistics, Nicole has had a diverse career, including being the founder of NaNKey Bits, a cybersecurity development company, and previously working as a data scientist at AirBnB and Avery Dennison.

Nicole’s dedication to charity work has been evident throughout her career. From a volunteer to a Chair for her Service Organization during her studies, she has served various youth charity organizations, including CoachART, FreeArts, and Boys and Girls Club. Her dedication to building towards better aligns with Mentor Foundation USA’s mission to provide evidence-based drug prevention programs to youth nationwide.

What an honor to be appointed into this role and have an opportunity to lead such a tremendous organization! I have long admired the impact that Mentor Foundation has on our youth, and it is a tremendous privilege to have an opportunity to work in partnership with our amazing network of mentors and partners who all share a passion for addressing and responding to the critical needs of our country’s young people!

Nicole Ostlund

Under Nicole’s leadership, Mentor Foundation USA will continue to provide youth with the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices. Her passion for innovation and expertise in leveraging technology will undoubtedly enhance the organization’s programs.

In my experience one cannot lead an organization successfully without a strong purpose and passion. We are thrilled to welcome Nicole with her strong background, sense of purpose and demonstrated passion on board to lead this great organization to its next level of excellence.

Marie-Thérèse Allen, Chairman of the Board at Mentor Foundation USA.