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David Garcia, Jr. named CEO of Geekdom, Alexandra Frey as Executive Director of The 80/20 Foundation

SAN ANTONIO (September 5, 2017) Geekdom and 80/20 Foundation, together, have announced the promotions of two key role players serving the organizations. David Garcia, Jr., previously serving as the COO will now hold the position of Chief Executive Officer of Geekdom. Alexandra Frey, formerly the operations manager of The 80/20 Foundation, will serve as Executive Director of the non-profit. Lorenzo Gomez, who has been the acting CEO of Geekdom and Executive Director of 80/20 for the past four years, is being named to the position of Chairman of both organizations.

As Chairman, Gomez will be working on new long-term initiatives that will soon be announced for Geekdom and The 80/20 Foundation.

Garcia will support the team in its execution of the Geekdom mission and will drive opportunities for future strategic partnerships. Frey will lead the helm in 80/20’s mission to invest grants and find partners to turn San Antonio into the next hub for entrepreneurship, promoting technology education for the high-skill jobs of our knowledge economy, and providing more urban options.

“With more than 1,700 members, David is already hard at work developing new programs, workshops, and opportunities in the co-working community. Geekdom is growing and now requires a leader that can scale the business well over 2,000 members – and David is the perfect person to take the torch,” said Gomez. “In the past year, Alex has fundamentally changed how the foundation operates and has taken all of our strategic grants to the next level. I can’t wait to see what she will accomplish at the helm of the organization.”

Garcia was born and raised in San Antonio and is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he earned both his Bachelor of Business Management and his teaching certification in biology. In addition to working with Apple, where he was responsible for recruitment, hiring, talent development, and career paths for team members, Garcia has also held leadership positions with Sears and Gateway. At Gateway, he implemented the rollout for the store within a store concept in partnership with OfficeMax.

Frey spent five years working in hospitality management in her hometown of Appleton, Wisconsin, before making her way to San Antonio in 2011. She spent the next four years working with the Austin-based Bunkhouse Group at their San Antonio property – The Hotel Havana. She is also a graduate of UTSA. She has managed operations since Fall 2016 at 80/20 Foundation.

For more information, visit www.geekdom.com and www.8020foundation.com.

 

About Geekdom 
Founded in 2011 by Rackspace Hosting’s Graham Weston and CoffeeCup Software’s Founder Nicholas Longo, Geekdom strives to provide an inspiring environment for bright minds to explore ideas in entrepreneurship, technology, leadership, and creativity, develop talents, and connect to a community of like-minded people. For more information on Geekdom, visit www.geekdom.com. ###

About 80/20 Foundation
The 80/20 Foundation was established by Graham Weston, Co-founder and Chairman of Rackspace Hosting. Based on the Pareto Principle, the foundation invests in the 20% of the non-profits driving 80% of the social impact turning San Antonio into the next hub for entrepreneurship, promoting technology education for the high-skill jobs of our knowledge economy, and providing more urban options. For more information, visit www.8020foundation.com.

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Episode 106 | Tokyo Bradshaw

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Today’s guest is Tokyo Bradshaw

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Hair Master Branding Artist INNOVATOR Dope Guy For bookings email tokyobradshaw@gmail.com #tokyobradshaw
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All Sports Speed and Conditioning is the top sports performance training gyms in San Antonio, and has produce many collegiate and professional athletes since opening. All Sports was founded in 1997 by Bremond “Bay Bay” McClinton. All Sports is based out of the beautiful city of San Antonio, TX. Having accomplished his own career in professional sports; starting a company like All Sports was a natural transition for him. Bay Bay is a native of San Antonio, TX. His 100 meter dash in High School at Roosevelt High in San Antonio was not broken until recently. In college Bay Bay played opposite the great future hall of famer, Darrell Green. He went on to sign a professional career with the Houston Oilers, Dallas Cowboys and played 7 years in the European Leagues before returning to his home town to finish his career “San Antonio Texans”. In 2006, his company, All Sports administered the strength and conditioning program for the East vs West Shriners’s college senior bowl. In 2008-09, All Sports administered the strength and conditioning program for the Division II college Senior Cactus Bowl All Star game in Kingsville. Today All Sports Speed and Conditioning continues to train athletes to elevate their athletic performance to the next level in all sports.

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Episode 105 | Dr. Melissa Weathersby

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Today’s guest is Dr. Melissa Weathersby

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Melissa Weathersby grew up at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree (Management) from Southwest Texas State University, and her MBA (Management) from Webster University. She is currently finishing her Doctorate of Education degree with a specialization in Higher Education and Adult Learning. Her dissertation topic, “The Need for Financial Literacy in Higher Education”, is proving to be another avenue of service for many.

Melissa’s professional management background includes banking, academics, real estate, and entrepreneurship.

Spiritually speaking, Melissa is a strong woman of faith. Her Christian walk has led her to become an ordained Apostle and Pastor who wears a prophetic mantle. She has a heart for all she serves.

Melissa is an also avid equestrian. She began riding at the age of 3 and received formal instruction at Fort Sam Houston’s riding academy. She rode Hunter/Jumper Pentathlon horses for 7 years before “earning” the privilege of having her own horse. Switching disciplines from English riding to Western riding, she was a former high school rodeo queen, and a member of the Southwest Texas State rodeo team. She continues to ride and is looking forward to enjoying her Foundation-bred Quarter Horse mare much more once her dissertation journey is complete. She is an active member of the American Quarter Horse Association.

http://www.melissaweathersby.com/home.html

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All Sports Speed and Conditioning is the top sports performance training gyms in San Antonio, and has produce many collegiate and professional athletes since opening. All Sports was founded in 1997 by Bremond “Bay Bay” McClinton. All Sports is based out of the beautiful city of San Antonio, TX. Having accomplished his own career in professional sports; starting a company like All Sports was a natural transition for him. Bay Bay is a native of San Antonio, TX. His 100 meter dash in High School at Roosevelt High in San Antonio was not broken until recently. In college Bay Bay played opposite the great future hall of famer, Darrell Green. He went on to sign a professional career with the Houston Oilers, Dallas Cowboys and played 7 years in the European Leagues before returning to his home town to finish his career “San Antonio Texans”. In 2006, his company, All Sports administered the strength and conditioning program for the East vs West Shriners’s college senior bowl. In 2008-09, All Sports administered the strength and conditioning program for the Division II college Senior Cactus Bowl All Star game in Kingsville. Today All Sports Speed and Conditioning continues to train athletes to elevate their athletic performance to the next level in all sports.

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Episode 104 | Dr. Krystal Nerio Founder & CEO at Prosperitus Solutions

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Today’s guest is Dr. Krystal Nerio Founder & CEO at Prosperitus Solutions

About Prosperitus Solutions

Prosperitus Solutions Corporate Team consists of over 35 years of experience in Business & Contract Management, Business Development, and Leadership. Our skill-sets cover Medical Services, Information Technology, Logistics, Finance, Marketing and Human Resources. We have put together a Lean Experienced Corporate staff with one mission, to provide Exceptional Service to our customers and foster long lasting profitable partnerships with our teaming companies.

http://www.prosperitussolutions.com

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http://www.allsportsfitness.net/

All Sports Speed and Conditioning is the top sports performance training gyms in San Antonio, and has produce many collegiate and professional athletes since opening. All Sports was founded in 1997 by Bremond “Bay Bay” McClinton. All Sports is based out of the beautiful city of San Antonio, TX. Having accomplished his own career in professional sports; starting a company like All Sports was a natural transition for him. Bay Bay is a native of San Antonio, TX. His 100 meter dash in High School at Roosevelt High in San Antonio was not broken until recently. In college Bay Bay played opposite the great future hall of famer, Darrell Green. He went on to sign a professional career with the Houston Oilers, Dallas Cowboys and played 7 years in the European Leagues before returning to his home town to finish his career “San Antonio Texans”. In 2006, his company, All Sports administered the strength and conditioning program for the East vs West Shriners’s college senior bowl. In 2008-09, All Sports administered the strength and conditioning program for the Division II college Senior Cactus Bowl All Star game in Kingsville. Today All Sports Speed and Conditioning continues to train athletes to elevate their athletic performance to the next level in all sports.

I Am Refocused Podcast Sponsored by D.W. Brooks Funeral Home
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Phone: 210-223-2045
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