Alumni Entrepreneurs

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Alumni Entrepreneurs

Alyx Fier, BA, 1984True North Logo

Business/Organization/Inventions

True North LLC

Type of Business

Manufacturer

Dates of Operation

1990-present

Patents Held

Back pack suspension patent #5,529,229
Waterproof carrier patent #6,149,305

Contact Information

PO Box 28789
Seattle, WA 98118

Phone:(206) 388-5179
Fax: (206) 723-1890

Email Alyx

www.truenorthgear.com

Description of Business or Organization

True North manufactures bags, fire resistant clothing and hydration systems for fire fighters, industrial safety and military applications under the brands True North, DragonFur, and Drink!

How did Evergreen prepare you for your professional life?

Studying the collaborative creative arts (film, theater, music) taught me how to build and manage a team. It also gave me deep understanding of the creative process and the ability to fully embrace failure as an integral tool for creating success.