Our Team

  1. Olen Anderson- Managing Director
    Olen Anderson - Managing Director

    Olen Anderson - Managing Director

    Olen is from Seattle, Washington and graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.  He began pursuing his passion for international education when he started working as an International Student Adviser, and Designated School Official in Seattle. He now has 7 years experience working with international students and has been fortunate enough to make friends all over the world who are now part of the Experience America family.  His expertise as an international educator and student adviser has helped him assist many international students follow their dreams of studying in North America. olen@ealc.us

  2. Jesse Aujla, CA - Director of Business Development

    Jesse Aujla - Director of Business Development

    Jesse was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.  He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of British Columbia in 2007 and then began pursuing his (C.A.) Chartered Accountant  while articling at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Vancouver.  After working at PwC for three years he joined the Experience America team to help develop pathways for business professionals to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to realize a successful international career.  He has helped Experience America develop strategic partnerships with North American companies, universities, and other educational organizations who share the same goal of providing a notable experience which makes a difference in the growth of our students and clients. jesse@ealc.us

  3. Joey Muzzin, CA - Director of Education

    Joey Muzzin - Director of Education

    Joey is a Chartered Accountant, a Master of Professional Accounting, and holds a B.A. in Economics from Queen’s University. Prior to joining Experience America, Joey spent numerous years working for PricewaterhouseCoopers, the world’s largest professional services firm.  He has a broad range of experiences working as a financial adviser  internal trainer, and corporate recruiter. Throughout his work with multinational clients, Joey has lived in many different cities across North America, an experience he is excited to provide to future Experience America clients.  Joey@ealc.us 

  4. Alyssa Lochbaum- Director of Communications

    Alyssa Lochbaum - Director of Communications

    As Director of Communications, Alyssa oversees Experience America’s online marketing, public relations, special events and overall imagery. After graduating from the University of British Columbia graduate, Alyssa worked for a professional services firm, playing an integral role in the design, implementation, and execution of the companies international branding initiatives. Through her experiences she has worked with individuals from around the world, and ensures our program offerings are relevant to the educational needs of our global partners.

  5. Marianne Hartelius- Manager Scandinavia

    Marianne Hartelius - Educational Consultant

    Marianne was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark.  She graduated with two Masters Degrees from the University of Copenhagen in English and Humanistic Computer Science.  She began her career as a teacher of international business to gymnasium students in Denmark.  Marianne learned through her experiences living and working with foreign professionals the importance of receiving an international education which provides preparation for career opportunities abroad.  Her dedication to her students receiving important career preparation for the global business world is the same dedication she brings to Experience America's business programs.  She has helped Experience America develop partnerships with universities and educational organizations in Europe and helped students to expand their horizons through international educational experiences.  marianne@ealc.us

  6. Nathan Leitner - Operations Manager

    Nathan Leitner - Director of Communications

    Nathan is originally from Seattle, WA and graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. His penchant for travel began when studying abroad in Milan, Italy. After university he worked in the private sector and eventually left and moved to Los Angeles and began working in development where he started a non-profit soccer foundation developing projects in Africa and South America. Outside of his work with Experience America, he is in program development and management for a network of schools in Brooklyn, NY. He is also pursuing a Masters degree in Public Policy and Administration from New York University. He facilitates and manages all communications for Experience America and hopes to continue to expand programs to provide more opportunity for students to study across North America.