The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Division of Student Services

Past Mentors

Thank you for being a part of Working Weekend. We are deeply grateful for your time, energy, and willingness to engage with Reedies.

1. David Abramson '91, Physics
Motion Picture Editor/Director, DEKAfilm Diversified
2. Keith Allen '83 alumnus (Biology)
Research Fellow, Syngenta Biotechnology
3. Forrest Alogna '95 alumnus (Philosophy)
Partner, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier
4. Konrad Alt '81 alumnus (Political Science)
Managing Director, Promontory Financial Group
5. Rachel Anderson-Rabern '03 alumna (Literature/Theatre)
Theater Program Director, Assistant Professor, University of New Haven
6. Amy Armstrong '03, Political Science
Relationship Manager, Rockefeller Foundation
7. Forest Atkinson '96, Physics
Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State
8. Zach Babb '14, Alumnus
Lead Mobile Engineer, GlobeSherpa, Inc
9. Caitlin Baggott '99, American Studies
Freelance Writer, Self-employed
10. Dan Baggott '95, Biology
Principle Engineer,
11. Peter Barr-Gillespie '81 alumnus (Chemistry)
Professor of Otolaryngology, Oregon Health & Science University
12. Rod Bauer '76 alumnus (Literature)
Marketer, Writer, Entrepreneur, Real Magic
13. Kristen Beiers-Jones '80, Biology
Clinical Nursing Instructor, OHSU/Reed College Health Clinic
14. Nina Bell '77 alumna
Executive Director, Northwest Environmental Advocates
15. John Bergholz '83, International Studies
Vice President, Institutional Advancement, National Louis University
16. Yoni Berkman '96, History
Manager, Healthcare Informatics, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the NW
17. Mark Bitterman '95, History
Selmelier & Owner, The Meadow
18. Matt Blackwell '90, Chemistry
Technical Director, Visualization Studio, California Academy of Sciences
19. Elly Blue '05, Anthropology
Publishing, Elly Blue Publishing/Taking the Lane Media
20. Art Blumenkron '78, Psychology
President, Goby Walnut Products, Inc.
21. Amy Bogran '89, International Studies
Tax Attorney, Thompson Bogran, P.C.
22. Benjamin Bolitzer '95, Economics
Senior Economist, Applied Research and Methods Group, US Government Accountability Office
23. Rory Bowman '90 alumnus (Philosophy)
Freelance Sophist, Self-Unemployed
24. Kate Bredeson Faculty
Assistant Professor of Theater, Reed College
25. Paul Brown '91, Mathematics
President, Multifarious, Inc.
26. June Burlingame Smith '56 alumna (Music)
Retired English Professor, NA
27. Thomas Burns '98 History
Cinematographer, Self-Employed
28. Greg Byshenk '89 alumnus (Philosophy)
Unix System Admin, Portland State University
29. Gary Carlson '90, Philosophy
Owner, Gary Carlson Consulting
30. Lucas Carlson '05 alumnus (Physics)
Chief Innovation Officer, CenturyLink
31. Steve Carlson '93, Chemistry
Managing Partner, Silicon Valley Office, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
32. Mark Chen '95, Art
Adjunct Professor, Pepperdine University; University of Washington, Bothell; University of Ontario Institute of Technology
33. Roger Chen '97, Economics
Director, User Experience & Technology Innovation, Nike Digital Studio, Nike
34. Sunny Childs '83, English
Teacher & Technology/Ed Media Coordinator, Franklin High Portland Public Schools
35. Yee Won Chong Friend of Reed
Development and Communication Director, Western States Center
36. Johanna Colgrove '92 alumna (Religion)
MD/PhD Program Coordinator, OHSU
37. Erin Conroy '95, History
38. Emily Corso '10, Religion
Assistant Manager, Alive MMA
39. Sarah Costello '95, History
Writer, Sarah Costello Communications
40. Troy Cross Faculty
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Reed College
41. Paul Currie Faculty
Professor of Psychology, Reed College
42. John Cushing '67, General Literature
Retired Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State
43. Kassi Dallavis '08 alumna (Physics)
Instructor, PCC
44. Catherine Dalton '98, Russian
Physiatrist, Providence Medical Group
45. Sunny Daly '03, History
Officer for Philanthropic Partnerships, Mama Cash
46. Glenn Davis '68 alumnus (Philosophy)
Retired Dean Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Retired Senior Client Partner Korn Ferry International, While now retired I have worked for many academic institutions and an executive search firm
47. Jon Paul Davis '93, Biology
Biology Instructor, North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics
48. Lennon Day-Reynolds '03 alumnus (Music)
Director of Engineering, Urban Airship
49. June Dershewitz '94 alumna (Mathematics)
Director of Digital Analytics, Apollo Education Group
50. Harreld Dinkins '94 alumnus (English)
Program Director, Human Rights Action Center
51. Andy Doan '93, Biology
Opthalmalogist, Eye Associates Southern California
52. Gloria Drenguis Johnson '79 alumna (Chemistry)
Retired Marketing Exec, Retired
53. Michelle Drumm '95 alumna (English)
COO, Owner, Commerce Kitchen
54. Maya Edelstein '12 alumna (History)
New Patient Intake Coordinator, Kartini Clinic for Children and Families
55. Nell Edgington '95 History
President, Social Velocity
56. James Emery '78, Economics
Head, Strategy: Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Services, International Finance Corporation
57. Kathia Emery '67, English
Owner, Emery & Associates Interior Design
58. A'Nova Ettien '01 alumna (English)
Grant Writer & Manager, Ecotrust
59. Mycroft Evans '94 alumna (Psychology)
Lead Consultant, TBD
60. Jenn Falco '93, Literature/Theatre
Senior Vice President, Client Services, Hansa|GCR
61. John Fine '82, Anthropology
Owner, Self-Employed
62. Anthony (Tony) Fisher '80 alumnus (Economics)
Vice President, Morgan Stanley Financial Services
63. Gabriel Forsythe y Korzeniewicz '12, Economics
President, Simple Emotion
64. Scott Foster '77 alumnus (Biology)
Executive Director, Coast Life Support District
65. Subashini Ganesan Community Member
Artistic Director & Studio Director, Natya Leela Academy/Studio 2@Zoomtopia
66. Venky Ganesan '96, Economics/Mathematics
Managing Director, Menlo Ventures
67. Amy Ulrich Geary '97, History
Vice President, Content Distribution and Marketing, Viacom
68. Michael Gibbons '84, Political Science
Partner, Papa Haydn East
69. Milt Gillespie '82, Economics/Mathematics
President, Mariposa Labs
70. Lisa Gillette '78, English
Senior Vice President, On-Air Planning and Promotions, FOX Sports Television Group
71. Matt Giraud '85 alumnus (English)
Creative Director, Gyroscope Pictures, LLC
72. Jody Hoffer Gittell '84, Political Science
Professor, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
73. Jessica Glenn '06, English
Book/Author Publicist, MindBuck Media
74. Ben Glickman '95, Religion
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Footprints Recruiting
75. Serena Golden '07, English
Associate Editor, Inside Higher Ed
76. Ezra Gollogly '95, Philosophy
Principal Attorney, Kramon & Graham, P.A.
77. Paulo Gomes '94, Political Science
Director, Management Consulting, Hitachi Consulting
78. David Gordon '90, History, Russian
Executive Director, Goldman Environmental Prize
79. David Gossett '91, Psychology
Deputy General Counsel for Litigation, Federal Communications Commission
80. Brian Graham-Jones '81, Physics
Director of the Office of Research, Analysis & Reporting, City of New York
81. Janet Gunzner-Toste '93 alumna (Chemistry)
Global Project Manager, Genentech
82. Christine (Chris) Hagerbaumer '88 alumna (German Literature)
Deputy Director, Oregon Environmental Council
83. Amelia Harati '11 alumna (Psychology)
Residential Skills Trainer, Parry Center for Children, Trillium Family Services
84. Dennis Henner Board of Trustees
Managing Director, Clarus Ventures
85. Simon Max Hill '01, English
Casting Director, Self-Employed
86. Roger Hobbs '11, English
Writer, Self-Employed
87. Jay Hubert '66, Physics
Manager, Analytical Sciences Unit, ChevronTexaco
88. Kurt Huffman '93, History
Founder, Director, Chefstable LLC
89. Noah Iliinsky '95, Physics
Visualization Expert and Evangelist, IBM
90. Cindy Joe '08 alumna (Physics)
Accelerator Operator, Fermilab
91. Allison Jones '10, Religion
Contributing Food Editor and Photographer, Portland Monthly
92. Jennifer Jordan '89, Political Science
Vice President, MassVentures
93. Gigi Jorissen Parent
Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence and Execution, E*Trade
94. James Kahan '64 alumnus (Psychology)
consultant, Full Circle
95. Cris Kako '73 alumnus (American Studies)
SVP & Assoc. Genl. Counsel, JPMorgan Chase
96. Deborah Kamali '85 alumna (Biology)
Physician, UCSF
97. Luke Kanies '96, Chemistry
CEO, Puppet Labs, Inc.
98. Douglas Kerns parent
Chief Technology Officer, Sigenics, Inc.
99. Pam Kingpetcharat '95, Economics
Senior Director of Data and IT, Uncommon Schools
100. Rachel Klevit '78 alumna (Chemistry)
Professor of Biochemistry, Univ. of Washington
101. Zeke Koch '95, Psychology
Senior Director of Product Management, Design, Adobe Systems Incorporated
102. Willie Koo '83, Biology
Founder and CEO, TiQlr
103. Hannah Kosstrin Faculty
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, Reed College
104. Blerina Kotori '03 alumna (Psychology)
attorney, Tonkon Torp LLP
105. Chip Krakoff '78, Anthropology
Founder and Managing Partner, Koios Associates LLC
106. Sasha Kramer '99 alumna (Biology)
Executive Director, SOIL
107. Aaron Krenkel Health and Counseling staff member
Psychiatrist, Reed and Private Practice
108. Sandra Kurtz '78 alumna (Theatre)
dance critic and historian, freelance
109. Lena Lencek Faculty
Professor of Russian and Humanities at Reed College, Reed College
110. Erin Lenhardt '08, Religion
Owner & Co-Founder, Norm's Farms
111. Shanna Leonard '80, Alumna
Network / Systems, Health Science Library, University of Arizona, Tucson
112. Paul Levy '72 alumnus (Political Science)
Attorney, Public Citizen
113. Christine Lewis '07, Anthropology
Implementation Specialist, Affordable Care Act
114. Peter Lilienthal '78, International Studies
Founder, CEO, HOMER Energy, LLC.
115. Amy Lindsay '81 alumna (Biology)
Owner, President, Lindsay Biomedical Communications
116. Ruth Linehan '12 alumna (Linguistics)
Software Developer, Puppet Labs, Inc.
117. Jan Liss '74, Psychology
Executive Director, Project Pericles
118. Deane Little '78, Biology
CEO, Founder, New Sky Energy, Inc.
119. Nils Lonberg '79 alumnus
Sr. VP, Bristol-Myers Squibb
120. Heather Lord '97 Alumna (Spanish)
Philanthropist, Strategy Consultant, Blogger, Researcher, Consultant
121. Ulrich Luft '94, Mathematics
Physician, Interventional Cardiology & Endovascular Medicine, Kaiser Permanente
122. Chris Lydgate '90, Psychology
Magazine Editor, Public Affairs, Reed College
123. Colin Magowan '06 alumnus (Biology)
Director, Business Development, Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc
124. Andrew Mason '90, Philosophy
Executive Director, Open Meadow Alternative Schools
125. Steve McCarthy '66 alumnus (Political Science)
Owner/Founder, Clear Creek Distillery
126. Robert McKelvey MALS Student
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Adult Psychiatrist, Private Practice
127. Mark McLean '70 alumnus (Psychology)
Resource Manager, Bonneville Power Administration
128. Cate Mingoya '08, Biology
Intern, Homeowners Rehab Inc.
129. Dave Moore '97, Physics
Coder, RAD Game Tools
130. Steve Morris '77, Mathematics
Executive Director, Oregon Technology Business Center
131. Craig Mosbaek '83, Physics
President, Mosbaek Consulting
132. Peter Mostow '87 alumnus (Philosophy-Religion)
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
133. William Myers Spouse of Sunny Daly
Jury Chair, Bio Art & Design Award, Eindhoven Area, Netherlands
134. Eric Nordstrom Friend
Dance Teacher & Videographer, Portland Performing Arts Video
135. Peggy Noto '75, Sociology
Lawyer, Stoel Rives LLP
136. Ali Nouri '97 alumnus (Biology)
Deputy Legislative Director / Energy and Agriculture Advisor, Office of U.S. Senator Al Franken
137. Carol Orange '84, Mathematics
Consulting Member of Technical Staff, Oracle
138. Derek Owen '97, Physics
Film Editor, Freelance, Self Employed
139. Turid Owren '74 alumna (Psychology)
Partner, Tonkon Torp LLP
140. Darlene Pasieczny '01, Art
Attorney, Banks Law Office, P.C.
141. Seth Paskin '90 alumnus (Philosophy)
Product Manager, Dell/The Partially Examined Life
142. Sebastian Pastore '88 alumnus (Psychology)
Senior Advisor, Craft Brew Alliance Inc.
143. Puon Penn '92 alumnus (Economics)
Executive Vice President - Technology & Venture Banking, Wells Fargo
144. Noah Pepper '09, Economics
Revenue Engineering Manager, Twitter
145. Adam Peter '03, Political Science
President, Vendera Group, Inc
146. Alexis Peterka '96, Art
UX Designer, Tater Tot Designs
147. Kate Piatt-Eckert '04 alumna (Theatre)
Business Manager, Steep Theatre
148. Sarah Pliner '94, Art
Co-Owner and Chef, Aviary
149. Lawrence Portnoff '84, Religion
Chief Financial Officer, 4 Walls, LLC
150. John T. Powers '81, Economics
President and Chief Executive Officer, Digipede Technologies, LLC
151. Thor Prichard '97, Psychology
President & CEO (Founder), Clarity Innovations, Inc.
152. Shimon Prohow '02, History
Multilateral Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS, United States Agency for International Development
153. Katherine Radeka '92, Chemistry
President, Owner, Whittier Consulting Group Inc.
154. Ken Rees '84 alumnus (Mathematics)
CEO, Think Finance
155. Suzy Renn Faculty
Associate Professor of Biology, Reed College
156. Michael Richardson '07, Political Science
Co-founder and EMEA Technical Director, Urban Airship
157. Adam Riggs '95 alumnus (Sociology)
Presidential Innovation Fellow, U.S. Treasury
158. Rich Roher '79, English
President, Roher Public Relations
159. Anya Ronshaugen '99 alumna (English)
Immigration Services Officer, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
160. Jon Rowley '69, Alumnus
Consultant, Jon Rowley & Associates
161. Jennifer Rupert '90 alumna (Psychology)
OBGYN, Northwest Permanente
162. Lisa Saldana '94 alumna (Psychology)
Research Scientist, Oregon Social Learning Center
163. Aravind Sankar '91 alumnus (Physics)
Surgeon, Brewer, Surgical Associates of Austin, Thirsty Planet Brewing Co
164. Andrew Schpak '01, Political Science
Partner, Barran Liebman LLP
165. Joe Sellers Parent
Lawyer, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
166. Owen Shapiro '84, Political Science
President, Shapiro & Raj
167. Dr Lisa Shaver '88 alumna (Intl Rel: History, Econ, PoliSci)
naturopathic physician, acupuncturist, Everyday Wellness Clinic
168. John Sheehy '82, English
President, John Sheehy & Associates
169. Kevan Shokat '86 alumnus and parent (Chemistry)
Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
170. Clara Siegel '09, Mathematics
Senior Product Manager,
171. Drew Skillman '02, Physics
Double Fine Productions, Technical/VFX Artist
172. Robert Smith '89, Psychology
New York Correspondent, National Public Radio
173. Spencer Smith '71, General Literature
Managing Director, Smith/Kerr Associates LLC
174. Erik Speckman '91 alumnus (Biology)
Principal Consultant, Enkephalon LLC
175. Tom Sperry '06, History
CEO, Blade Games World
176. Bob Stacey '72, Political Science
Councilor, District 6, Metro
177. Erik Stallman '95, English
Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
178. Michael Stapleton Alumnus
VP of Marketing, Gild
179. Peter Stockman '77 alumnus (Anthropology)
Partner, Deep River Group
180. Jeremy Stone '99 alumnus (Anthropology)
Executive Director, Recovery and Relief Services
181. Chantal Sudbrack '99 alumna (3-2 Chemistry and Materials Science with Columbia)
Materials Research Engineer, National Aeronautics & Space Administration
182. Steve Swanson '84, Mathematics
Software Engineering Manager, Elemental Technologies
183. Will Swarts '92 alumnus (American Studies)
Account Executive/Book Reviewer, MacMillan Communications
184. Johanna Thoeresz '87, German
Chief Development Officer, Oregon Community Foundation
185. Benjamin Thompson '95, Alumnus
Co-Founder & CTO, Drgnfly
186. Sharon Thompson-Schill parent
Professor, University of Pennsylvania
187. Scott Tilsen '71 alumnus (American Studies)
assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender,E.D.Missouri
188. Michael Tippie '80 alumnus (Chemistry)
General Partner, Alignment Ventures
189. Moira Tofanelli '99 alumna (Psychology)
School Psychologist, Portland Public Schools
190. Roger Tung '81, Chemistry
President and Chief Executive Officer, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
191. Amy Ulrich '97, History
Vice President, Content Distribution and Marketing, Viacom
192. Anthony Vinci '00, Philosophy
Co-Founder and CEO, Frontier Data Corp
193. Sasha Rabin Wallinger '11, Master of Arts/Liberal Studies
Founder, Haute Verte Couture
194. Anne Washburn '91 alumna (Theatre)
Playwright, Theater
195. Steve Wax '65, Alumnus
Narratologist, Cooke&Co
196. Sherilyn Waxler '97 alumna (Sociology)
Immigration Attorney, Waxler Immigration Law LLC
197. Thomas Weaver '06 alumnus (History)
Business Valuation Associate, KPMG
198. Laurie Webb Daniel '77 alumna (French)
Chair, Appellate Team, Holland & Knight LLP
199. Esther Wender '59 alumna (Philosophy)
currently retired, last appointment: Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine Pediatric Department
200. Bram Wessel '90 alumnus (English)
Founder and Principal, Factor
201. Amy Wesselman '91, Philosophy
Co-Owner and Winemaker, Westry Wine Company
202. Stacy Westbrook '97, English
Interactive Creative Director, AHA!
203. Natalie Winslow Business partner with Reed alumna.
CMO, Owner, Commerce Kitchen
204. Alison Wise '96, History
Founder, Consultant, Wise Strategies
205. David Wolfe '88, Alumnus
Chief Product & Technology Officer,
206. Alexandra Wood '07 alumna (Economics)
Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
207. Marcia Yaross '73, Biology
Consultant, Self-Employed
208. Jess Youngberg '06, Biology
English Language Arts Editor, Renaissance Learning
209. Amanda Zafian '96, Alumna
Foreign Service Officer, Dept of State
210. Mara Zepeda '02 alumna (Russian)
CEO, Switchboard
211. Soofian Zuberi '93, Economics
Head of Global Equity Distribution, Merrill Lynch