University of Portland
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Three alumni named to Portland Business Journal's “Forty Under 40” list

Three University of Portland alumni have been named to the Portland Business Journal’s annual “Forty Under 40” list, which recognizes forty up-and-coming business leaders in the Portland area that are both professionally accomplished and civically engaged. The three UP alumni recognized this year are:

• Thomas Brenneke ’03 – Founder and President, Network Redux

• Dan Brown ’98 – Principal and Vice President, Cascade Energy

• Augusto Carneiro ’01 – Owner, Nossa Familia Coffee

The winners will be honored at downtown Portland's The Nines Hotel with a lunch on Thursday, Feb. 13.

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