The Deshpande Foundation, which supports sustainable, scalable social and economic impact through innovation and entrepreneurship, named Launch Academy, our student business incubator, a recipient of the Rising Star Award for Excellence in Curriculum Innovation.
Husband and wife, Aaron and Kelsy Ausland, had a vision: a company that integrated architecture, engineering and construction.
What began in 1992 with Rich and his best friend mowing lawns based out of a garage has evolved into a full-service residential and commercial operation with more than 100 employees.
Lithia Motors has been dedicated to making communities better places to live, work and play for 75 years, and earns the 2021 Dean’s Award for Family Business Leadership.
New beginnings, a chance meeting, an unlikely cast and tragedy make up the story of how two families came together to form a successful Portland specialty food business.