Alumni Stories

  • Mt. Hood Community College alumni represent a variety of different backgrounds, industries, and locations all around the world. What unites them is that they all came to MHCC hoping to transform their lives. Regardless of whether they studied here for a semester or earned one or more degrees from MHCC, they are all Saints through and through, and we are proud to be a part of their stories. The profiles below highlight the accomplishments of some notable MHCC alumni, and the impact the College has had on their success.

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    We want to hear from you! We are always looking for alumni stories to share. Contact Alumni Outreach Coordinator, Nataly Paoli at 503-491-7230 or to learn more.

  • Steve Brown

    Steve Brown

    Class of 1982
    Publisher and Executive Editor Gresham Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News


    Angela McKenzie

    Class of 2005
    General Manager, Lincoln Memorial Park and Funeral Home

    Peter Dyer

    Peter Dyer

    Attended 2003 - 2006
    Keyboardist and Music Producer

    Toni Kelich

    Toni Kelich

    Class of 2002
    Immigration Law Attorney,
    The Law Office of Toni Georganne Kelich

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    Jim Linkous

    Class of 1985
    Senior Vice President, Strategic Accounts, Infomart Data Centers

    Scott Maguire

    Scott Maguire

    Attended 1974 - 1977
    State Operations Director, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon)



    Attended 1992 – 1994
    Founder and director, Sacred Fire Dance Company

    Dave Veres

    Dave Veres

    Attended 1985 - 1986
    Major League Baseball Pitcher
    (retired) 1994 - 2003

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    David Cress

    Class of 1992
    Television and film producer, “Portlandia,” “Paranoid Park”

    Eric Kinne LB

    Eric Kinne

    Class of 1993
    Hatcheries Division Manager, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

    Todd Field LB

    Todd Field

    Attended 1980 – 1983
    Film actor, writer, director and producer

    Chris Holden LB

    Chris Holden

    Attended 1995 – 1998
    Business owner, KCR Manufacturing

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    Stan Woodfill

    Attended 1972 – 1973
    Athletic director, golf and basketball coach,
    David Douglas High School
    (retired 2013)