St Johns Chamber Member Profile-Akinkawon Tahir Frierson

Owner Operator
ARCpoint Labs of St. Augustine


How long have you or your organization been a member of the Chamber?

Member since October 2021

How have you, or your organization benefited from membership in the St. Johns County Chamber of

We are new and have made good partnerships and exposure due to the Chamber which has benefitted us.

What career advice do you live by?

Business relationships are the most important relations you will have as an Entrepreneur/Business Owner.

What are the biggest challenges facing St. Johns County today?

Getting acknowledged by other established companies and building business partnerships.

How do you define success?

Accomplishment of an idea of thought that continues to make a lasting impression.

What past experiences or roles have led you to where you are today?

US Navy living overseas for 4.5 years within the military structure. My method of living is always treating
others the same and to never make excuses for things within my control.

What is a fun fact about you?

In conjunction with me serving in the US Navy, I come from a military family as well. I grew up in West Germany between the ages of 4-9. We moved to Tampa, FL and I grew up on MacDill AFB and call Tampa home.