In Chapter 9 of 16 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, social media expert and Carrot Creative president Mike Germano shares how he is adapting his co-founder role to meet the changing needs of his growing small business co-founders, team, and clients. As the company adds larger clients and staff to support them, Germano hands off responsibilities to a capable team and looks for new ways to grow the business. He looks into international expansion opportunities in addition to other ways the company can invest in its future. Germano is co-founder and president of DUMBO, Brooklyn based new media agency Carrot Creative. Before Carrot Creative, Germano ran for and was elected to public office in Connecticut. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University.