August Dao

Project Manager

August joined Worksystems in 2018 and serves as the business development lead for our flagship youth employment programs, Connect2Careers and SummerWorks.  He also supports youth workforce development under the city-wide initiative, Portland Means Progress, and oversees strategic partnerships within Oregon’s hospitality industry.

August has over 5 years of experience in sales strategy, brand awareness, and quant analysis within the public and private sectors. Prior to Worksystems, he was a registered stockbroker and Senior Portfolio Advisor for Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, and Smith, focusing on financial expansion within nonconventional markets. August received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Harvard University.

In his free time, August loves crosswording, cooking, and exploring new sights and bites.