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Randy Sebastian – Renaissance Man

written by James Small Whether or not you’re a fan of Portland native Randy Sebastian is irrelevant. He unabashedly carries himself with a degree of confidence that reflects the high

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Red Frog Security Consulting: The SEAL of Approval

Red Frog Security Consulting: The SEAL of Approval

written by Justin Fields “It’s not about fear, it’s about safety.” Garrick Fernbaugh squares his shoulders and looks me in the eyes when speaking. He has that rare combination of command presence combined with calm affability. “We want to help you improve your security posture and increase your confidence in the plan,” said Fernbaugh. At […]

Randy Sebastian – Renaissance Man

Randy Sebastian – Renaissance Man

written by James Small Whether or not you’re a fan of Portland native Randy Sebastian is irrelevant. He unabashedly carries himself with a degree of confidence that reflects the high standard of excellence he holds himself to in both the Portland building industry, and the world of bodybuilding. When you meet Sebastian, it would seem […]

Linda Glover – Consign Intervention

Linda Glover – Consign Intervention

On a windy afternoon in Vancouver, Washington, AboutFace had the pleasure of sitting down on some of Divine Consign’s very comfortable and alluring furniture to chat with Linda Glover. If you keep up with Vancouver news you’ll recognize her name. She recently ran for city council but lost in a close race. Or you might […]

Sean Gores – The Building Doctor

Sean Gores – The Building Doctor

written by Justin Fields Northwest weather conditions can wreak havoc on otherwise well-built structures. The persistent rain we experience finds ways to penetrate the exteriors of our homes and businesses, causing thousands in dam- ages before we even know it. One Portland-based construction company, Gores Construction, specializes in repairing those damages and preventing them from […]

Moe Achour – Authentic Taste is Timeless

Moe Achour – Authentic Taste is Timeless

written by Justin Fields photographed by Tim Sugden As I write this article, I’m enjoying an exceptional Lebanese red wine personally selected by Moe Achour, owner of Al-Amir (223 SW Stark St.), Portland’s original Lebanese restaurant and remembering two remarkable dinners I had there this April. Since 1993, Al-Amir has earned a reputation as one […]

Wendy Collie – Grocery CEO

Wendy Collie – Grocery CEO

Using The Power Of Business For Good New Seasons Market CEO Wendy Collie is a woman who wears many hats. Originally from Los Angeles, she’s been in Portland for 4 years—and started with New Seasons Market in January 2013. With plans to open 1-2 stores a year, Collie says the company is thoughtful and sustainable about […]

Rick Mahler – Jeweler

Rick Mahler – Jeweler

The Real Gem of Portland Rick Mahler is the owner of Packouz Jewelers on Broadway Street in the heart of downtown Portland.  Established in 1917, Packouz has become an institution in Portland. Originally founded by Nathan Packouz, the business was passed to Nathan’s grandson, Larry Packouz, who became the owning manager for 45 years-while the […]