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Alumni Profile: Brian Haug MS '98

Brian credits Portland State with allowing him to advance in the scientific community and connect with various professionals employed throughout the Pacific Northwest in private firms and state/federal agencies. He says the continuing education classes were particularly helpful and will begin the new Business of Craft Brewing Certificate through PSU’s Center for Executive and Professional Education next quarter.
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#TakeYourSeat Fundraiser Honors Women in Leadership Roles: “I love empowering other women”

#TakeYourSeat Fundraiser Honors Women in Leadership Roles: “I love empowering other women” What does a chef, a diversity entrepreneur, a news anchor, a VP at Nike, the creator of Barre3 and a President of a design company all have in common?

December Digital Marketing Breakfast

Join us for the December Digital Marketing Breakfast - Rethink Marketing: If you're doing the same thing as 5 years ago, you're doing it wrong

Ian Yolles

Instructor, Athletic & Outdoor Industry Product Management. Ian Yolles is Recyclebank’s Chief Sustainability Officer and previously was its Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Recyclebank, Ian was a co-founder of Nau, an innovative social venture apparel company. As Vice President of Marketing and Brand Communications, he oversaw the full spectrum of marketing activities that defined the Nau brand and associated customer experience.
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Austin Davidsen

Instructor, Athletic & Outdoor Industry Product Management. Austin Davidsen is the Global Account Executive for two Taiwan-based footwear material suppliers, Pony Leather, and Tai Ruey Fong. He works with an international team to design, market, and present world-class materials to decision makers across the footwear industry. His role is to manage the suppliers' relationships with the brand to make sure they deliver materials that are aesthetically pleasing and cost-competitive. Austin stumbled into the footwear industry after launching his career as a teacher in elementary classrooms in the US and in South Korea. He holds a master's degree in International Management from PSU..
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TMM's Thoroughly Modern Success Stories: Jana Kopp

In just under a year Jana Kopp has moved from her post-college job at Sammy’s Flowers to working for an award-winning digital marketing agency, Mambo Media. The networking opportunities she gained in PSU’s CEPE Digital Marketing Certificate Program fueled her quick leap into the forefront of Portland’s marketing community.
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Alumnus