The Nerdy South Podcast is a platform that connects successful people and shares their stories of working from the ground – up, to build solutions that greatly impact our community, and the world. We strongly believe that Huntsville, AL has the unique potential to positively propel the world forward on a major scale. The Nerdy South Podcast is an “on demand” outlet to connect people of many backgrounds in hopes of connecting people with the best and brightest in our community. From Astrophysicists to Rockstars to Startups that change the world- the Nerdy South Podcast is always looking for new stories and perspectives to share with the community.
Jon Owen (J.O.) grew up in a rural area of North Alabama. J.O. is a first generation highschool/college grad; therefore, he greatly appreciates the importance of hard work and finding mentors to gain new perspectives for growth purposes. J.O. has always had a way of getting people to open up and share their stories with him, which has let to some amazing friendships.
Stephen “Fish” Tygelski grew up a stones throw from the flint river, where he found his passion for fly fishing at an early age. Fish excelled in high school and college, earning his MBA in 2015 from UAH at the top of his class. However, Fish is not interested in following a cookie cutter approach to an 8-5 career, he is more interested in providing freelance financial services to startups, so he can fund his passion of fishing across the US and abroad.