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Meet Nathan Frisk, our newest Member of the Month, recently relocated to Tulsa during the pandemic from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Nathan is the Marketing Director for Safeguard Equipment. His company is revolutionizing the electrical safety industry with their flagship product Compass™. It’s a personal voltage and current detector that has become essential PPE for workers in some of the world’s largest companies; eliminating preventable accidents and establishing a safe work environment.
We highlight three very different business owners and entrepreneurs at The Root Coworking on National Entrepreneur Day. From the struggles and pitfalls of starting a business, to achieving both personal and professional success. Hear from three of our members on what it means, and what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Our newest Member of the Month is someone that brightens a room just with his presence, and is constantly working to make the world a better place for all (and he is!), the amazing Mike Thompson. If we had to describe Mike in five words: extroverted, philanthropic, empathetic, humble, and passionate. Mike has lived all over the country helping non-profit organizations and their leaders reach their fullest potential. Now he’s back in his hometown of Tulsa, providing consulting services to up-and-coming non-profits, and coaching executives and emerging leaders to help make our beloved City that much better.
October is here and sweater weather is on its way, so we’re ready to introduce you to the cold brew queen Bethany Barnes! Bethany is our October member of the month; you can find her with a camera in her hand 24/7 creating amazing content for VAST Media and even some cool stuff for the root! VAST Media is a full-service Media & Marketing Company that specializes in video production, real estate photography & videography, graphic design, and digital marketing solutions. They exist to help build your brand and help you stand out among the rest. Plus we at the root just think VAST is full of some really good people.
Let us introduce you to our September Member of the Month, Whitney Rabb. Whitney is an oil and gas accountant for Embark, and has been there for a year (happy work anniversary!). When Whitney is at the root coworking, she’s almost always the first one here, even beating our staff since she’s in before opening! See that tenacious side of her come out—read on to find out her zombie apocalypse plan.
Meet Terrillo Walls and Ron Timoshenko, two members of the root coworking that have started Founders Era, a podcast. Founders Era is two SaaS (software as a service) founders discussing what it’s like to build a SaaS business in 2021, entrepreneurship in the tech space, and is a resource for entrepreneurs and business owners who are working with tech and don’t know where to start.
We did a little interview to help you get to know Ron and Terrillo + learn all about their new podcast! Read on to find out more.
Put your hands together for our August Member of the Month, Kris Morrison! Kris hails from Aberdeen, Scotland, and is the Global Vice President of Customer Success at Interact Software. Interact Software is intranet software built for communicators. It connects enterprise by transforming how business communicates; engaging employees and creating a more productive workplace. They do this by providing their customers with feature-rich intranet software that learns how they work; unlocking their collective knowledge by connecting the people, tools and information across your digital workplace.
Our July Member of the Month is one of our newer members, although it feels like he has been a part of our family for years now. Meet Nick Goodale, Operations Manager for Tallgrass Management Group. Tallgrass was founded in 2016 and is backed by over 25 years of local real estate experience. They have quickly become a housing provider of choice across the Tulsa area.