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PRODUCE® GOODS is an artist-run, multi-space concept that functions as a creative vehicle for art, design, music, and fashion. Every space of PRODUCE® represents elements of the art world through modern design, music, photography & urban culture. Led by an in-house creative team, PRODUCE® aims to cultivate a network of like-minded individuals aspiring to grow Corpus as an emerging creative fabric.
THE AMERICAN DREAM - The Zhang Clan Odyssey on Gold Mountain
Raymond Douglas Chong is Senior Roadway Manager with Oregon Department of Transportation at Portland in Oregon. He is responsible for preliminary engineering of transportation improvement projects in Portland metro region. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Raymond is 6th generation Chinese American. As President of Generations, LLC, in the creative realm, Raymond writes stories, pens poems, composes lyrics and makes films. His recent works include: “Amour Mystique Poetry: In Intimate Passion and In Sultry Fire” (book), “Chop Suey and Sushi from Sea to Shining Sea” (book), “Canto Cutie” (poems), “VILLAGE OF DRAGON HILL – A Mystical Journey in Passion” (album), and “MY ODYSSEY – Between Two Worlds” (film). He has written journal articles on the Chinese American experiences for journals. He also is staff writer for AsAmNews, an Asian American news company.
The Secret Process of Resilience
Dave Buzanko has been an entrepreneur for over 30 years and has experienced his fair share of both success and failure. Dave is a Resilience SME who talks about how you can learn to not only survive but thrive in the face of adversity. Dave had to overcome his own perfect entrepreneurial storm of business sabotage and the threat of bankruptcy that led to a stress-induced heart crisis at 40. Dave not only survived his perfect storm, he learned how to thrive because of it. Dave spent the last 15 years as an Ironman Triathlete, Resilience Coach, and Business Leader. Dave has been resiliently married for over 30 years and is the proud father of 2 university graduates and emerging leaders.