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Occupation: Business
Major: Government

MacLeay and his wife turned their love for the outdoors into a livelihood when they launched Trailspace, an online forum to discuss the latest outdoor gear. Read more »

Graham Macmillan

This alum and his partners at the nonprofit VisionSpring have developed an innovative way to distribute reading glasses to people in developing countries. Read more »

Rose Marie del Rio
Occupation: Business, Food
Major: Economics

After earning a degree from Harvard Business School, del Rio started Chippitas brand potato chips in 1994, and they’ve been selling steadily in South America ever since. Read more »

Kim Gorton
Occupation: Business
Majors: Art, Government

As president of Slade Gorton & Co. and mother of three, Gorton finds that balancing career, motherhood, home, and personal life can create plenty of angst. Read more »

Christine Petersen
Major: Economics

As chief marketing officer for TripAdvsor and mother to Charlotte, Peterson finds that balancing career, motherhood, home, and personal life can create plenty of angst. Read more »

Brian Sharples
Occupation: Business

Sharples is cofounder and CEO of HomeAway, the world’s biggest vacation rental marketplace. Read more »

Steve White

This Maine boat builder has developed a national and international reputation for producing high-end yachts with timeless lines. Read more »

Ken Eisen
Occupation: Arts, Business
Major: English

A passion for film that developed at Colby led this English major to establish Railroad Square Cinema, Shadow Distribution, and the Maine International Film Festival—all renowned in independent film circles and all based in Waterville. Read more »

Gary Lawless
Occupation: Business, Writing

Read about the owner of The Gulf of Maine Bookstore on Maine Street in downtown Brunswick. It'ss the kind of place where, to paraphrase Robert Frost, when you go there you want to read a book. Read more »

Tom Whidden
Occupation: Business, Manufacturing
Major: Psychology

An America's Cup legend, who once raced dinghies at Colby, has reached the pinnacle of sailing and the sail business. Read more »