WHO WE ARE
The Eureka! Factory is a team of consultants, makerspace designers, event producers and program planners that are selected, organized, and coordinated by the company according to our customer’s needs and the specific details of each project. Our team has brought empowered learning and living events and programs to thousands throughout Tampa Bay area. Meet Steve and Terri Willingham, the President and the Chief Operating Officer of Eureka Factory.
President, Chief Engineer
A professional Systems Engineer, Steve has been the key contributer on a wide variety of government projects for satellite communications, civil aviation, manned space flight, as well as commercial venues including insurance, financial services, medical technology, and accounting. Steve is the concept and design architect behind Tampa Bay’s precedent setting 10,000 sq. ft. public makerspace at the John F. Germany Library, and The Foundary at Land O’Lakes Public Library, Steve also volunteers as a mentor and member of the organizing committee for FIRST Tech Challenge youth robotics programs in Florida.
Director and Chief of Operations
A professional writer and photographer, Terri is the author of two books on health, Makerspaces in Libraries (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015) and numerous articles across a range of topics from health to education, religion and philosophy. Terri’s work is focused on helping empower individuals to live and learn in meaningful, personally fulfilling and socially productive ways. Her newest volume, the Complete Book of Library Makerspaces (Rowman & Littlefield) is due out in late 2017.
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