Megan Rogers, an active entrepreneur in the community, and owner of XYZ Magazine has been hired as the Engagement Manager for 712 Innovations. Rogers will be responsible for conducting public events that engage new members with 712, working to recruit members, and conducting educational activities for members.
712 Innovations has been open for just over 3 months, and has recruited a total of 65 active members since opening.
The 712 website quotes Executive Director Jared Starkey saying, “Megan will be an amazing second employee. As a successful entrepreneur, and an active member of our community – we couldn't ask for a better fit for the position!”
712 Innovations is a creative space where the members can access tools, office space and expertise. Located at 712 Kansas Avenue, it offers a place for everyone to turn dreams into reality, getting help making the next big product or just testing ideas.
Members are be encouraged to pursue creative ideas, prototypes, and products – resulting in market-ready business opportunities. In addition to the space’s economic and workforce development benefits, the space provides the Greater Topeka Region’s most creative, enterprising, and scientific minds a place to nurture a culture of innovating, educating, and collaborating. 712 welcomes entrepreneurs, students, and artists to become members.