Alumni: NAB Member Profiles
A graduate of UP’s AFROTC program, Doug spent 24 years as an Air Force fighter pilot and instructor before beginning his “retirement” career as an airline captain and a corporate chief pilot. Doug and his wife Gwen, also a 1967 UP graduate, have lived in many wonderful locales throughout the US and Europe, but came back to the Portland area in 1991 knowing it was “home.” A fixture at most UP athletic events, Doug looks forward to meeting and greeting fellow alums at events throughout the country.
Del Haener received his BBA from the University of Portland and operates a farm with his family in Aurora, Ore. He enjoys coming to campus, especially for athletic events.
Julianne Johnson-Weiss is a teacher at Portland Community College. She is a fixture in the Portland music and musical theater scene, and often performs with Michael Allen Harrison. She provided vocal talent on the theme song for the RISE Campaign. Julianne is married to Karl Weiss ’82.
Jason Lesh is Co-founder and Managing Principal at Pilot Wealth Management in Portland, OR. Prior to that he co-founded Nossa Familia Coffee. Jason and his wife Kerri (Johnson) Lesh, ’01 live in NE Portland with their two boys (and future Pilots) Christopher and Aiden.
Kyle Corra is a Field Sales Finance Manager for Starbucks Corporation in Seattle, WA. He also worked as a financial analyst at NIKE. He was a pitcher with the Pilot Baseball team while a student.
Patrick currently serves as Principal for St. Joseph Parish School in Seattle. Prior to that he worked as the Director of Admissions and Communications at Bishop Blanchet School.
Katie Scally is a policy analyst at the Office of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo in San Jose, CA. She was a member of the ASUP Executive Board while a student, and won the Thomas A. Gerhardt Award for Student Leadership during her senior year.
Maia Nolan is a writer, blogger and third-generation Alaskan. Born in Fairbanks and raised in Anchorage, she lived in the Northeast before returning to Anchorage in 2005. Maia teaches writing at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and she is a 2008 recipient of a Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award. She has been a full time editor at Alaska Dispatch, Alaska’s online news site. As a student at UP, Maia served as the editor-in-chief of The Beacon as well as a RA in Mehling Hall.
Christopher Buzo graduated from University of Portland in 1996 with a B.S. in civil engineering. He spent 11 years active duty in the U.S. Air Force before moving back to Portland in 2007. He now works for CH2MHill as a civil engineer and project manager. He is an avid home brewer and enjoys spending time outdoors and watching Pilot soccer games with his family.