Ryan Foland is an Orange County native who has a passion for working with people, and a love for startups. As a result of his business affiliations and entrepreneurial experience, Mr. Foland has intimate operational knowledge of small to mid-sized startup and philanthropic organizations. Mr. Foland is the Assistant Director of the new Blackstone LaunchPad program at UC Irvine. More than a resource center, the Blackstone LaunchPad is recognized by the White House's "Startup America initiative," and is a proven model responsible for creating a new generation of entrepreneurs who will be instrumental in driving future economic development and job creation here in Orange County. Mr. Foland is also passionate about the topic of bullying, and has formed his organization Bully Buster USA™ and enjoys volunteering as the Regional Leader for the So-Cal Bully Project.
The Bully Buster OC Parent Resource Guide is designed to provide practical, straight forward advice for parents and children on how to handle various bullying and cyberbullying situations. Laid out in an easy to read format, this book answers frequently asked questions with proven solutions. Also included is a bonus section for kids with 12 easy tips to becoming Bully Proof!