Paige Hendrix Buckner
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Paige Hendrix Buckner is an educator and entrepreneur. After graduating from the University of Missouri Columbia, she moved to Las Vegas to become a fourth grade teacher as a Teach For America Corps Member. When not teaching, she was codirecting the state chapter of the Not For Sale Campaign. She moved to Portland in 2011 and spent her first year selling computers at the Apple Store and helping families get access to health coverage for their children with the Urban League of Portland. In 2012, she started her job as a policy advisor at Multnomah County. After attending a Startup Weekend, she was inspired to cofound her first company and pursue a seat in the Startup PDX Challenge. In 2015, Paige started her second company, ClientJoy, a marketplace that makes it easy for businesses to give great local gifts. When she’s not working, Paige spends time with her family, tinkers in her garden, reads science fiction and practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.