AP Podcast – Episode 142: Matt Johnson talks about combining science and history, leading a non-profit and 3rd grade virus factories

COVID-19, Government Relations, Leadership, Networking, Podcast

Matt Johnson is the Executive Director of IMAG History & Science Center, a hands-on science and aquarium museum in Fort Myers, Florida.   Matt is also on his second term as Chair of the Florida Attractions Association.

In this wide-ranging episode, Matt talks about the philosophy of combining history and science education, how a non-profit’s goal is to make money despite the title, and how IMAG and attractions can plan for their re-launch when the COVID-19 pandemic winds down.

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Josh – josh@backlooper.com

Matt – matt@performanceoptimist.com

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