Title

Profiles of six young college-educated people and a look at why they chose to mo

Source

Mainebiz

Date

11-24-2003

Pages

1, 12-17

Abstract

Profiles of six young college-educated people and a look at why they chose to move to Portland, as more in their age group are doing. Attorney Todd Griset, 25, with Preti Flaherty, appreciates the firm's culture compared to large-city law firms; Bangor native Christine Johnson, 35, started her own business, Axon Design and Marketing; Christina Gurnari, 23, a waitress at Eggspectations in South Portland, hasn't found a job in marketing, but likes Portland's affordability and size; realtor Drew Sigfridson, 27, with CB Richard Ellis/The Boulos Co., is starting to buy and sell income property on his own; Peter Watson, 39, associate director of the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement at the Muskie School of Public Service, says he meets people playing ultimate Frisbee; and Maine native Darcy Rollins, 28, coordinator for the Maine Downtown Center in Augusta, moved here from San Francisco. Most cited the importance of connections in finding a good job.

Subjects

Griset, Todd, Gurnari, Christina, Johnson, Christine J, Rollins, Darcy, Sigfridson, Drew, Watson, Peter

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