Tony Peniche:PHOTOGRAPHER, DESIGNER, SERIAL ENTREPRENUER
Tony Peniche is a innovative creative director, photographer, product developer, inventor and most notably a serial entrepreneur from Portland, Oregon. Peniche was a men's wear fashion designer from 2007-2012 and was awarded Fashion Designer of the Year in 2012 by the PFSA. In 2011 he was awarded the PDX 30 award for being one of the top entreprenuers under the age of 30. Also in 2011, Peniche founded and curated a creative work space called NXT Industries in NW Portland (The Loft), then expanded the business with another NXT property in 2013 located in SE Portland (The Lab). In 2014 Peniche invented and patented the Whiskey Element and launch the company Time & Oak after his explosive Kickstarter raised $195,000 in 30 days. With several other projects in the works like Project Foot Print (501C3) and Animal LLC (Boutique Bacon company) Tony Peniche continues to be an innovative mind who is creating jobs and inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs in Portland, Oregon.