Each month we introduce you to one of our new members. This month's spotlight is Nick McGowan, Director of Business Development of Woyster Media Inc.
Q: Are you originally from this area? If not, where from?
A: I'm originally from Philadelphia, lived there for about 32 years then spent a year in Portland OR and moved to Lakeland this past June.
Q: What do you do?
A: I handle Business Development for Woyster Media, Inc., a family owned company in Lakeland that helps small businesses grow through Social Media, Digital Marketing and Web services.
Q: What do you like most about your job/profession?
A: I love the people! We work with incredible clients, all with different stories and paths on their way toward success. By being their marketing team, or an extension of, we're blessed to be able to help serve and support them as they work everyday to achieve their dreams. I also love and appreciate the entire WoysterCrew who make magic happen everyday!
Q: What are some of your hobbies?
A: I'm a musician, sci-fi geek and avid podcast devourer with a deep love for my family and thirst for adventure.
Q: What’s your involvement in the community?
A: I'm an active member of RGA Lakeland and I joined EMERGE to learn of new opportunities to meet and serve the community.
Q: If someone sees you at an EMERGE event, what are some topics they should ask you about to get the conversation going?
A: I can always talk about business, marketing, technology, music, sci-fi and basketball... anytime any place.
Q: What do you like most about Lakeland?
A: Since moving here a few weeks ago I've explored and met with some local small businesses. I love the amount of passion they have for their craft and I always appreciate the good ol' southern hospitality.
Q: Why did you join EMERGE Lakeland?
A: To learn more about the community I'm a part of and meet others that are working to make a lasting impact.
Q: Anything else you want to add?
A: Thank you for the opportunity and the hard work everyone at EMERGE does for putting all of this together.