Fundraising Lead

Linda Ozawa Olds was the first VP of Marketing for Juice Club and co-founder of Jamba. She was blessed with the amazing opportunity of building the Jamba brand from its inception and continues to be involved with Jamba both as a member of the FAC (franchise advisory council) and as an area operator both in the Central Coast and Bakersfield markets. She and her husband Jeff also successfully opened the first West Coast Co-branded Jamba & Auntie Anne’s located in Atascadero, CA. Entrepreneurs, yes!

Marketing and building relationships is a passion for Linda. She taught a senior-level Marketing class at Cal Poly SLO and enjoyed giving back to students and her community. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, and yoga, and is going back to distance running. She volunteers as a “cuddler” at the Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center NICU and of course, is a very committed volunteer for Operation Surf.

Linda told us, “When I heard about the program Van was building years ago, and saw the premier of Resurface, I knew I wanted to be a part of something special. Witnessing people going through these life-changing programs that Van has created, has been equally life-changing and heartfelt for me… I am so proud to be involved with Operation Surf.”

Linda is not a surfer by nature nor does she have a military background, but she is passionate about surrounding herself with caring and amazing people that help her learn LIFE and strive to make a difference every day. Over the years she’s made Jamba a proud sponsor and is excited to continue growing with the Op Surf family!