Biz Boot Up Ep 21: From Flunking to First-Rate Newspapers with Mark Millsap and Sam Gomboc

Welcome to the Business Boot-Up Edition of The Dreamers and Doers Podcast! We believe you are never too young to start a business. We’re bringing you live interviews from the Norman Farmer’s Market in Norman, OK. Each episode will feature one of our student-run businesses where they will be sharing what they’ve learned by starting a business to encourage you to start yours too!

Powered by the Norman Chamber of Commerce and Sponsored by First United Bank.

Mark Millsap: Regional Publisher and Ad Director for the Norman Transcript

Mark is the Regional Publisher and Ad Director for the Norman Transcript, the oldest continuous business in Norman, the Norman Transcript. Founded in 1889, the newspaper has been awarded the Sequoyah Award for Best Newspaper in Oklahoma for three years running: 2017, 2018, 2019. In his role as publisher, Mark coordinates multiple newspaper operations in OKC metro and south central Oklahoma. These include: Duncan, Chickasha, Moore and Edmond. He is the publisher of two printing presses, one in Edmond and the other in Norman. 

Sam Gomboc: Loveworks Real Garden

REAL Garden is a team made up of Loveworks students who, with the guidance of our resident gardener,  harvest, package, and sell produce from the Loveworks Garden at the Norman Farm Market.  The garden is sponsored by Ecowood Solutions.  Small seeds can become big dreams!

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