This week’s team spotlight shines on our Project Manager of Technology & Life Science, Megan Wing. Since beginning her new role in February, Megan has made a big impact on the technology and life science fields, working with new companies and hosting technology forums.
Describe your role at Partnership Gwinnett (PG)?
As a Project Manager for Technology & Life Science, I work to recruit, retain and expand technology and life science companies in Gwinnett County.
Tell us a little bit more about your background.
I was born in Savannah but raised in Loganville with my parents (Sue and Rob) and older sister, Lindsay. We have a very close-knit, outgoing family who loves to celebrate and be together. Prior to working at Partnership Gwinnett, I worked for Quest Diagnostics (Histology Lab), Appleseed Expeditions as a Biology Tour Guide, and MarketSource working as a Senior Launch Recruiter to help new technology companies launch their programs.
What’s your favorite part about working at Partnership Gwinnett?
My favorite part about working at PG is my team members. I also love being able to meet different types of people in our target industries. My position lets me see how PG can directly impact Gwinnett County and our residents.
What’s your favorite restaurant in Gwinnett?
It would be a toss-up between Local Republic & Graft.
What’s your favorite activity in Gwinnett?
I love being outside and exploring our amazing parks and trails. I also enjoy going to Gwinnett Stripers games.
Who or what inspires you to do what you do at PG?
My sister, Lindsay, used to work at Partnership Gwinnett from 2008 to 2012. I was able to watch her start her career in economic development and eventually become the Chief Economic Developer for Oregon, OH.
What new initiatives are you working on?
I’m currently working on maintaining a work-life balance, strengthening both personal and professional relationships and learning more about my new job.
What’s something most people don’t know about you?
My birthday is on New Year’s Eve! I also played college softball and one day would love to open up my own brewery.