Get to Know Go Local ft. Thomas Adams

Thomas A with sparkle glove

School/Degree: JCCC/AA Liberal Arts

Job Title: SEO Specialist

How did you find your way to Go Local?

I worked as an SEO Support Specialist at a separate company until my position was cut and I was without a job. After searching for many different opportunities I applied to Go Local and got the job!

teenage Thomas with longer hair

What do you love most about your job here?

The people, the work never being dull, and meeting with the clients.

Thomas in Mexico with a group of children
Volunteering at an orphanage in a remote village outside of Monterrey, Mexico ( 2014 )

 

What do love most about working with your product or department?

I love working as an extension of other companies as the person who is responsible for their website ranking well in the search engines.

What is your favorite Go Local memory?

Going to Chicago on a business trip.

thomas in Bogota, Columbia
Mountains near Bogota, Colombia ( 2013 )

 

When you’re not at work, what do you do for fun?

Watch movies or play board games and video games with my wife, sell products to people online or offline, build affiliate websites, create courses online to teach people marketing, etc.

OK, pretend you have the day off. What would we find you doing?

If my wife is working then I’ll be on my desk treadmill building a website, learning coding, or selling tactical gear to someone. If my wife has the day off, I’ll probably be spending time with her watching a movie or going out to eat somewhere.

Thomas with wife at Bubble run

Do you have any office nicknames?

I’ve been called a vampire because I’m “quiet and mysterious” as well as a mob boss because I get tons of calls everyday which makes people suspicious that I’m running a crime ring…I’ll never tell.

What’s your favorite KC restaurant?

North Italia

What is something that no one would know about you by looking at you?

I play piano, speak Spanish, and know how to dance like Michael Jackson.

Thomas dancing

What’s your claim to fame?

Super Smash Bros. 64 champion of GLI

Alright, Here is where you get to brag about your pet’s: Pictures, Names, Etc.

No pets, but when I lived at home I had a cat named Oscar who was the coolest cat ever. RIP

Thomas's cat

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Czech Republic, Ireland, Russia, Iceland, and Greenland.

What is the luckiest thing that has happened to you?

I met my beautiful wife by chance on a hill at JCCC.

Thomas with wife on wedding day

Any Pet Peeves?

None whatsoever

Describe yourself in 3 words.

Tall, Dark, and Handsome

Any other fun facts about you?

The Prestige is my all-time favorite movie with Across the Universe a close second and Donnie Darko a distant third.

Thomas playing piano

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