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Where we work
Author: Bess Pallares, Kathryn Kirkland
Posted: January 21, 2016

The social networking site LinkedIn lists where Portland State alumni and students work. We looked up Oregon, and this is what we found.

Top employers of alumni
and students in Oregon

Intel Corporation 1,078
OHSU 776
Nike 663
Portland Community College 413
Providence Health & Services 382
Portland Public Schools 374
State of Oregon 318
Multnomah County 260
Kaiser Permanente 252
City of Portland 214
Legacy Health 170
Daimler Trucks North America 154
The Standard 151
Wells Fargo 143
Beaverton School District 143
Bonneville Power Administration 137
Portland General Electric 125
U.S. Bank 118
Oregon State University 116
Fred Meyer 106
Mt. Hood Community College 96
Starbucks 92
Clackamas County 92
Columbia Sportswear 88
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare 86

LinkedIn as of January 11, 2016

Concepts in Community Living, a senior housing management and consulting company, was founded by Keren Brown Wilson PhD ’83 and Michael DeShane MA ’71, PhD ’77 and employs 360 people in Oregon.

LinkedIn includes 51,232 Portland State alumni and students living and working in Oregon as of January 11, 2016.

Travis Knight ’98 is president and CEO of Laika animation studio in Hillsboro, which has 425 employees and is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Portland State students contribute 970,000 service hours each year in the community at a value of $20.7 million.

Siblings and second generation winegrowers Alison ’00 and Alex ’97, MBA ’03 Sokol Blosser are co-presidents of the family’s winery in Dundee. They oversee 37 employees.

LinkedIn showed 49 alumni and students of Portland State working for PeaceHealth in Oregon as of January 11, 2016.