Married to Iryna Olson, Father of Bjorno, Erik and Kateryna Olson.
A life built on a foundation of faith, across love, loss, parenting and perseverance.
Nicknamed SvenoFun for good reason, he finds the humor and smiles in all situations.
A lifelong passion for travel, Sveno has visited 80 countries, all 50 states and most of the provinces of Canada.
Living out the "No Fear" lifestyle has been a constant throughout his life. With 15 near death experiences, an adventure is usually just around the corner for Sveno.
Resilience has been Sveno's reality for most of his adult life. Surviving a scuba accident that left him completely blind and a quadriplegic, Sveno shares his lessons of resilience through recovery.
South Salem High School,
Salem, Oregon, 1981
Nampa, Idaho 1981-1985
Tucson, Arizona, 2002-2003
Albany, New York, 2003
MA International Relations, 2019
Adjunct Faculty in the
College of Nursing and Health Professions
College of Humanities and Social Sciences