2020 NEXT | Meet the Speakers

Meet the speakers of NEXT, a breakfast keynote featuring insights of thought leaders from the design industry and beyond.

The Next breakfast will be held on Friday February 21st at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Tickets available here.

Paloma Medina | Owner, 11:11 Supply

Paloma Medina is a performance coach, trainer, and owner of 11:11 Supply, a store that specializes in beautiful work tools designed to help you feel more productive, happy and balanced in your everyday life. Her background includes working with tech companies, homeless healthcare clinics, as well as individual leaders and CEOs. She was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and has made a home since on the West Coast since she was 8 years old.



Angela Medlin | Founder/Director FAAS







Angela Medlin, Founder of FAAS (pronounced ‘phase’), the Functional Apparel & Accessories Studio, is preparing the next generation of diverse designers to enter the apparel industry as exceptional problem solvers. Angela leads this one of a kind educational platform with a successful 30 year apparel career in her back pocket. Her professional experience includes designing and directing for prominent global brands that include Nike, Adidas, The North Face, and several others. Now, through FAAS, Angela coaches future designers to create innovative, sustainable products that will not only drive industry trends, but, also, address specific performance and/or protective apparel problems for the consumer.

Monday, February 10th, 2020 Maddy Gorman