73 episodes

A show about our local community in Northern Brazoria County. Dorian Strickland and Jake Starkey interview local business leaders, politicians and members of the community about their life, their work, and how they create community.

Creating Community with Dorian & Jake Dorian Strickland & Jake Starkey

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

A show about our local community in Northern Brazoria County. Dorian Strickland and Jake Starkey interview local business leaders, politicians and members of the community about their life, their work, and how they create community.

    Quarterly Update with Cary Perrin

    Quarterly Update with Cary Perrin

    This week Dorian & Jake sit down with Cary Perrin, President/CEO of the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce. Cary shares lessons learned from our recent participation in the Pearland Chamber of Commerce golf tournament, upcoming events with the Chamber and how businesses can get the best bang out of their Chamber membership.
    Creating Community with Dorian and Jake is produced by 1820 Marketing and hosted by Dorian Strickland and Jake Starkey.
    Once again, we’d like to thank our sponsors of the show, the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsor 1820 Coffee House.
    Thank you to the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to record this episode in the boardroom.
    If you’d like to contact the Chamber, you can do so using the links below.
    Website: AlvinManvelChamber.org
    Facebook: @AlvinManvelChamber
    Email: Chamber@AMACC.org

    • 37 min
    Christian Bionat, Greater Houston Partnership

    Christian Bionat, Greater Houston Partnership

    This week Dorian & Jake sit down with Christian Bionat with Greater Houston Partnership. Christian talks about his career in politics and his current role at Greater Houston Partnership.
    Creating Community with Dorian and Jake is produced by 1820 Marketing and hosted by Dorian Strickland and Jake Starkey.
    Once again, we’d like to thank our sponsors of the show, the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsor ZOMADD Boutique.
    Thank you to the Pearland Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to record this episode from your offices. To learn more about the Chamber visit PearlandChamber.org.
    If you’d like to contact Christian Bionat, you can do so using the links below.
    Personal Facebook: @Christian.Bionat
    LinkedIn: @Christian-Bionat
    Greater Houston Partnership: Houston.org

    • 36 min
    Chris Gonzales, Restauranteur and Entrepreneur

    Chris Gonzales, Restauranteur and Entrepreneur

    This week Dorian & Jake sit down with Restauranteur and Entrepreneur, Chris Gonzales. Chris discusses his discission to close his restaurant, Nachos Nachos and how he deals with life's changes.
    Creating Community with Dorian and Jake is produced by 1820 Marketing and hosted by Dorian Strickland and Jake Starkey.
    Once again, we’d like to thank our sponsors of the show, the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsor ZOMADD Boutique.
    Thank you to the Pearland Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to record this episode from your offices. To learn more about the Chamber visit PearlandChamber.org.
    If you’d like to contact Chris Gonzales, you can do so using the links below.
    Personal Facebook: @Gonzigity620
    Nacho Nachos on Facebook: @NachoNachosHTX

    • 31 min
    Jim Johnson, Pearland Chamber of Commerce

    Jim Johnson, Pearland Chamber of Commerce

    This week Dorian & Jake sit down with President CEO of the Pearland Chamber of Commerce where we discuss why the local Chamber of Commerce is important, how he got into the non-profit world, and why he enjoys what he does so much.
    Creating Community with Dorian and Jake is produced by 1820 Marketing and hosted by Dorian Strickland and Jake Starkey.
    Once again, we’d like to thank our sponsors of the show, the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsor ZOMADD Boutique.
    Thank you to the Pearland Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to record this episode from your offices. To learn more about the Chamber visit PearlandChamber.org.
    If you'd like to contact Jim or the Pearland Chamber of Commerce, you can do so using the links below.
    Facebook: @PearlandChamber
    Instagram: @pearland_chamber
    Website: PearlandChamber.org
    Phone: 281.485.3634

    • 32 min
    Scott Salter, Alvin Skate & Party

    Scott Salter, Alvin Skate & Party

    This week Dorian & Jake sit down with Scott Salter of Alvin Skate N Party and Volunteer Firefighter. We talk to Scott about his involvement with the Entertainment Center industry and the local Alvin community.
    Creating Community with Dorian and Jake is produced by 1820 Marketing and hosted by Dorian Strickland and Jake Starkey.
    Once again, we’d like to thank our sponsors of the show, the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsor Emergence Functional Nutrition.
    Thank you to the Alvin Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to record this episode from your offices. To learn more about the Chamber visit alvinmanvelchamber.org.
    If you'd like to contact Scott or the Alvin Skate Party, you can do so using the links below.

    Facebook: @alvinskate
    Instagram: @alvinskateparty
    TikTok: @alvinskateparty
    Phone: 281.756.0507

    • 50 min
    Brittney Hill & Jayne Vincent

    Brittney Hill & Jayne Vincent

    This this episode we switched things up. Many of our listeners visit us at 1820 Coffee House right here in Alvin. This week we talk to our 1820 Coffee House Management team of Brittney Hill and Jayne Vincent.
    Creating Community with Dorian and Jake is produced by 1820 Marketing and hosted by Dorian Strickland and Jake Starkey.
    Once again, we’d like to thank our sponsors of the show, the Emergence Functional Nutrition and 1820 Coffee House.
    Thank you to the Alvin Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to record this episode from your offices. To learn more about the Chamber visit alvinmanvelchamber.org.
    If you'd like to follow or contact Brittney or Jayne, you can do so using the following links:
    Instagram
    Brittney: @BrittneyHill__
    Jayne: @Jayne.Vincent
    TikTok
    Brittney: @brittknee
    Jayne: @JayneClaire
     

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Rnbuckeye ,

Great guys and great podcast

Dorian and Jake are truly community focused guys who care about their community. Their podcast is informative and fun to listen to.

kaceylanesaenz ,

Entertaining, fun and a way to support local!!

Love these guys. They are an excellent listen to learn more about the wonderful people that make up your unique community. Solid interviews, engaging guests, every episode is a treat.

ShieldFan ,

Entertaining while enlightening!

A couple great guys with some fantastic interviewees sharing tremendous insights, all centered around a community of collaborative servant leaders!

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