N E W S R E L E A S E
For Immediate Release:
September 7, 2021
On Our Sleeves Names Marti Bledsoe Post as Executive Director
COLUMBUS, Ohio) – On Our Sleeves, the national movement for children’s mental health, announced today Marti Bledsoe Post as executive director of the initiative created by Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
In a newly established role, Post will lead strategy and operations for On Our Sleeves with the goal of ensuring every community in America has access to free, evidence-informed mental health resources to break stigmas and start conversations about building mental well-being for kids. She will oversee a team dedicated to advancing programming, fundraising and national visibility for this vital cause.
“I have seen firsthand how families, leaders, and caregivers – and their children – can thrive when given access to the information and insight they need to support kids in their mental well-being and development,” Post said. “I look forward to further developing the On Our Sleeves organization to meet this mission.”
Post has a distinguished career in strategy, business development, marketing and communications. She is the founder of a’parently a consultancy offering programs and resources to support parents in the workplace. She is a published author and sought-after national speaker on workforce and family trends. Previously, she served as chief strategy officer for Mindset Digital and prior to that as vice president of Strategy for digital agency Mindstream Interactive.
“Marti is a proven business leader and her entrepreneurial spirit is a perfect fit for the On Our Sleeves leadership team,” said Parker Huston, PhD, pediatric psychologist and clinical director for On Our Sleeves. “I’m very excited to work closely with Marti to grow our movement and make an impact for even more families and communities who are interested in ways to elevate the conversation about childhood mental health and improve the mental wellbeing of children everywhere.”
Post is a Columbus, Ohio resident, with two school-aged children. She is an Ohio native and earned her undergraduate degree from Kent State University and her master’s degree from Syracuse University.
Contact: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Media Relations