EMERGE Lakeland is all about making connections, that's why each month we highlight a new member for you to get to know. Be sure to check out this Q&A and say hello to Tim when you see him at an event!
Q: Are you originally from this area? If not, where from?
A: Yes, I’m a native Lakelander!
Q: What do you do?
A: Mortgage Loan Originator with Compass Mortgage, LLC
Q: What do you like most about your job/profession?
A: I really enjoy helping people realize their dreams of home ownership, and my co-workers at Compass are amazing.
Q: What are some of your hobbies?
A: I sing and play guitar, and am currently working on an instrumental music project. I’m also training for the Chicago Marathon!
Q: Are you involved in the community?
A: Yes! Member of Lakeland Runners Club, EMERGE Lakeland, and Lakeland Realtors. I’m also a Volunteer with the Polk County School Board and coach at Lakeland City Baseball.
Q: If someone sees you at an EMERGE event, what are some topics they should ask you about to get the conversation going?
A: Anything but small talk…I hate small talk.
Q: What do you like most about Lakeland?
A: The burgeoning arts/music/culture scene is great, and I enjoy the recreational opportunities here. Lakeland is family-friendly as well. I’m married with three kids, and there are so many things we can do together.
Q: Why did you join EMERGE Lakeland?
A: I’m in a new profession and I want to meet others in my industry and related fields. There are also great opportunities to help others through EMERGE, such as Habitat for Humanity projects.
Welcome Tim, we're happy to have you in EMERGE!