Wish I Knew . . .

#50 Jamie Thomas - National Marketing Director / Confidence / Listening / "Fun Stuff" special guest

May 03, 2022 Gary Nowak Season 1 Episode 50
Wish I Knew . . .
#50 Jamie Thomas - National Marketing Director / Confidence / Listening / "Fun Stuff" special guest
Show Notes

Welcome to another episode of "Wish I Knew . . . " 

A podcast where I speak with people about their careers focusing on their success, advice, mentoring and listening to interesting stories.

I'm your host Gary Nowak and I've got a Friday afternoon recording with a very enjoyable and entertaining guest Jamie Thomas.  You are also in for a treat during the "Fun Stuff" of the podcast with Jamie's daughter Reagan.

 

Career Background:

  • Started off as a Lawyer and found her groove in Marketing
  • Currently a National Director in Marketing for BDO
  • Prior to BDO spent over 16 years at an Accounting firm in Jacksonville FL
  • We did a great job in this podcast about walking through Jamie's career

 

Highlights

  • Being a 12 year old taking care of a brand new baby
  • Moving around a lot
  • Starting early in sales and marketing
  • Leaving Key West Florida for Pittsburgh in December
  • Legal and marketing background
  • Finding a mentor to truly support her career
  • Have confidence in yourself, don't doubt yourself
  • In charge of the mentoring program at BDO
  • Passion to help people grow
  • Shut up and listen
  • Learn as much as you can early
  • Again the power of listening and hearing what people have to say
  • Helping accountants with business development
  • Implementing the Spotlight program - Great!!!
  • Jamie is a relationship person through and through
  • Very loyal
  • Yes, stick around for our special guest for the "fun stuff' of the podcast