Workforce Consultant


Phone: +1 612-626-2020

Address: Institute on Community Integration, Room 1-305 MIDB, 2025 East River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Mark Olson has more than 30 years of experience in workforce development, ensuring frontline direct support professionals have the tools needed to make the greatest impact on the lives of the people they support. Throughout his career, he has provided service to people with disabilities in recreation and inclusion, residential and daily living skills, vocational skills, and advocacy and has worked in frontline management in the non-profit industry. His key policy interests include health care, disability, education, workforce recognition and development, civic engagement, human rights and the environment. Mark is a Person Centered Thinking Trainer and provides individuals and organizations guidance on becoming more person-centered in their approach. He has also served as president of the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals. 

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