Born to Make

Mendoza Profiles

The Maker Movement is often described in vaunted terms as a revolutionary force. But for Mendoza’s Jim Spencer, being a maker is simply being human. Jim Spencer didn’t blink. His quadcopter drone…

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Show/Biz

Mendoza Profiles

In the end, Gita Pullapilly’s story — which includes stints as a financial manager and a “death reporter” — is really about bringing together her creative side with her business know-how. A dozen…

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The Way We Got By

Mendoza Profiles

It’s one thing, from the standpoint of craft, to make a film. But my husband, Aron Gaudet, and I really became filmmakers when we learned how to think about the business side of the endeavor. And…

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Sportin' Men

Mendoza Profiles

Two finance seniors launch a venture that helps high school athletes achieve their college dreams Finance senior Brandon Ruggles rarely pauses to take a breath when he’s talking. There are so many…

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Captivated

Mendoza Profiles

Paul McCarthy: 1953 - 2016 In the wee hours of the new millennium, perhaps the only adult in Washington, D.C., who was not breathing a sigh of relief that the Y2K scare had amounted to a lot of worry…

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