CLASS OF 2020

Carly Anderson

APPAREL DESIGNER

Carly Anderson received a bachelor of science in architecture and project management from Portland State University. She has gained a heightened understanding of product design in projects associated with her architectural studies. Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, she spent her entire upbringing exploring the outdoors. She plans to further her career in design by creating and innovating for the present-day explorer to help inspire others to get outside.

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Oli Bartoszek

APPAREL DESIGNER

Oli Bartoszek is a systems-focused designer with a wide range of project management skills learned while studying business at Ryerson University in Toronto, where he earned his bachelor of commerce. Upon graduation, Oli spent several years freelancing as a design and branding consultant. As a distance runner passionate about our environment, he is now determined to advance sustainability standards within the sportswear industry.

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Max Brazo

SPORTS PRODUCT DESIGNER

Max Brazo received a bachelor of arts in industrial design from Rochester Institute of Technology where he was recruited to play soccer. His work experience has given him both the knowledge and skills needed to become a well-rounded creative professional in numerous design disciplines. Max hopes to blend his passions of sport and design into a definitive career within the sports product industry here in the Pacific Northwest.

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Brendon Brogan

SPORTS PRODUCT DESIGNER

Brendon Brogan received his BFA in graphic design from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2007. Brendon has spent 10 years working in the bike industry as a mechanic, shop manager, and most recently as an inside sales and technical service rep at Shimano, North America. His passion for cycling has taken him all over the US landing him here in Portland. Post graduation, Brendon will continue to innovate and empower cyclists for decades to come.

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Jarrett Gilmore

FOOTWEAR DESIGNER

Jarrett Gilmore received a bachelor of arts in industrial design from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2017. Jarrett has experience working in fine jewelry, industrial, and graphic design industries. He is well versed in physical prototyping methods. His passion for design and contact sports drives him to use his Master’s degree to impact the future of equipment and footwear design for intense sports such as football, hockey, and the many types of racing.

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Jenny Null

FOOTWEAR DESIGNER

Jenny Null completed her BS in mechanical engineering with minors in math and fine arts at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Since graduating, she has held construction project management and project estimator positions at contracting companies in the St. Louis area. Jenny’s passion for adventure travel helped her make the decision to pursue sports product design. Upon graduation, she plans to combine her love of the outdoors with her technical skills to develop gear for adventure seekers.

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Jessamy Taylor

SPORTS PRODUCT DESIGNER

Jessamy Taylor graduated from Johns Hopkins University where she majored in mechanical engineering, focusing on biomechanics. Growing up in Forest Grove, Oregon, she discovered a passion for making things and for outdoor sports. She hopes to incorporate these interests and her technical ideation skills into a career in adaptive or rock climbing equipment innovation.

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Zou Yu

FOOTWEAR DESIGNER

Yu Zou received a BS in economics with a double major in studio arts from Tulane University in 2018. She joined the Sports Product Design program to further her knowledge  and develop her skills as a designer. She is interested in experimenting with new materials and technologies, while integrating functional, practical, and aesthetic design. With her background in data analysis, Zou also envisions utilizing the scientific method to help create sports products that truly satisfy athletes’ needs.

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