Rebecca Olson leads the team at OABC. Hailing from Upstate New York, Rebecca brings to OABC more than 20 years of experience serving nonprofit and for-profit organizations in Rochester, Boston, Nairobi, Ramallah, and Muscat. After completing her Master of Science in Communications and Global Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rebecca worked with various social development and humanitarian organizations in Boston, pitching urgent press releases to large media outlets and writing speeches for use at international events, UN panel presentations, and US congressional hearings.
After moving to Muscat in 2013, Rebecca founded Olson LLC, a writing and editing company that specializes in web content, information architecture, marketing plans, and other professional materials for a diverse clientele. Rebecca joined OABC as Executive Director in 2017, helping to double the organization’s membership and number of events annually. Promoted to CEO in 2023, Rebecca is passionate about serving OABC members, facilitating more trade between Oman and the U.S., and helping to make Oman an easy place to do business. Outside of work, Rebecca enjoys learning Arabic, traveling, music, and spending time with her three boys exploring the most beautiful parts of Oman.