The heart of our mission at VoyageHouston is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Houston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out Neartowns’s rising stars below.
I started working on cars when I was 14 years old. As a young adult I continued to work as a professional mechanic for independent shops for about 15 years. Eventually, I wanted to try something new and moved my new family from Dallas to Houston to start a new job for an insulation company as a fleet mechanic for all of their high tech equipment and extensive fleet of trucks large and small. Read more>>
Greg J. Micek
From 2002-2005, as a public company, the Iqbiometrix management worked to tap into the $33 billion that the federal government had set aside for homeland security infrastructure. Although, we had lined up 37 state attorney generals’ to purchase our software once the money was released, the money was never in fact released. Read more>>
In 2010, I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with my Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Following graduation, I moved to Raleigh North Carolina, where I worked in a variety of settings including schools, Early Intervention, and as a Preschool Speech Language Pathologist. During that time, I worked very closely with wonderful classroom teachers, Physical Therapists, and Occupational Therapists. Read more>>
As a little girl, my mom worked at the local makeup counters in Biloxi, Mississippi. So instead of Barbie makeup I played with Estee Lauder. I’ve always loved colors and turned to painting and drawing as an outlet throughout my childhood. When graduating high school, I wanted to go to art school. Read more>>