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Brewing Up a Storm
Colby alumni use teamwork as a formula for business success with Newport Storm beer.
   
 

 

ALUMNI PROFILES
Hannah Laipson '46
A Need to Teach

Janet McMahon '79
Mapping the Uncharted

Jeremiah "Josh" Burns '81
Mountain Man

Chris Gieszl '93
SEAL of Approval

Roy Hirshland '85

David A. Ghertner '02


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Hirshland '85

His current job:
President and CEO of the Waltham, Mass.-based real estate firm, T3 Realty Advisors LLC.

Where you may have seen him:
The "40 under 40" supplement to The Boston Business Journal.

How he got his start:
Selling potato chips and peanut butter for Procter & Gamble

Why he quit:
He didn't feel like he belonged in a huge company.

What he did next:
Formed a technology-leasing group at Meredith & Grew Inc., then launched T3 Realty.

What his first job taught him:
"If you can sell brownie mix--you can sell anything."


 

 


FEATURES:
Dark Days
Students, alumni and healthcare providers talk depression and
the ways they address it at Colby.

Peace in Phnom Penh
Jim Cousins '75 has found refuge, rejuvination in the still-rebuilding Cambodian capital.

A Liberal Arts Resume
What did successful alumni in the business world study at Colby?

8 Mile High
With Eminem on his client list, entertainment lawyer Randall Cutler '91 is all about hip hop.

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