LKN Connect is a powerful website designed to bring together all that make Lake Norman a great place to live and work. Here’s how it works.
Our shopping portal, which is exclusively dedicated to local small businesses, will make it easier than ever for you to buy locally and then have it shipped to your door. Our business listings can point you to the perfect professional right here in Lake Norman.
Our community section features stories about what it’s like to live and work here so that you’ll know where to dine, catch a great band, or find something fun to do. Also, we share advice from local professionals about topics ranging from wellness to real estate to finances, and more!
Monthly Unique Visitors
We are working hard around the clock to provide valuable content that is sure to drive unique visitors to the LKN Connect Community and Marketplace. We estimate that we will have around 1100 Unique Monthly Visitors by January 2019
Social Media Followers
Developing a strong following in the social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram is all about interesting content and beautiful imagery. We are at 209 followers and growing to bring exposure to local businesses.
Social Media Reach
When people see your business in one of our articles or posts they have the chance to”like” and “share” your business listings, events, and “advertorial” style articles. You will gain new customers from the increased exposure. Our team is dedicated to helping local business in the LKN region to gain marketing momentum by offering a valuable centralized and convenient community portal.
LKN CONNECT TEAM MEMBERS
Dr. Douglas Fitzgerald
Founder, CEO LKN Connect
↑ Educator, Musician, Professor, Organizational Mgmt, Social Change – Committed to helping others reach their full potential.
On-boarding & Photography
↑ Ex-corporate project manager building a new career as a portrait photographer. Mom, exercise enthusiast, lover of all creatures; best friend is my standard poodle.
↑ She is grandmother who thinks she is young. When she was a single mom of three, she became a Registered Nurse. Fourteen years later, she earned her law degree and practiced mostly workers compensation and guardianship/competency law in Florida. Now, she is happily retired and likes to hangout at Chicos.
Chris and Dana Pape
↑ One part video producer, one part military officer = truly unique & remarkable real estate team!
Sales & Business Development
↑ David’s “happy place” is spending quality time with Karen, his wife of 42 years. He has a passion for helping people and enjoys playing music in various groups at his church. Due to lack of sports fields in the area, David built a full size baseball field on his property and enjoys watching his grandchildren and their teammates practice each night.
Drone Pilot & Video Editor
Dr. Daniel Breault
↑ Wisconsin native who loves all things Wisconsin sports and red wine.
↑ Photographer, Musician, Ex Senior Geek, and well grounded in the Lake Norman Community for the past 6 years!
↑ Grateful describes 25 years living at LKN and being a native North Carolinian. Paddle boarding, golf, and friends bring me joy!
↑ My wife calls me “Hobby Boy” because I love getting into new things! I love to play guitar, piano, disc golf, r/c racing, and long runs through the woods.
Graphic Design & Branding
↑ Passions include being a mom, everything graphic design, word games, daily walks to North Harbor Club with Nahla the Chow.
Advisory Board Member (IT)
↑ Corporate gal now using sales and management expertise to guide you in purchasing a home (you need a negotiator on your side!) or selling (you get someone with a keen understanding of the market and the resources to promote your home). Sharyn is a licensed broker/Realtor® with Helen Adams Realty and a Senior Real Estate Specialist®, serving the greater Lake Norman area.
↑ Wellness advocate, science nerd, and drumming enthusiast. I love helping people build their self-care savvy!
Anthony “TONY D” Daddona
↑ Singer/Songwriter, TV Producer, Courier, Food Delivery, Catering Services.
↑ Girl Friday, Bookkeeper, Dispatcher, Deliveries, Chief Cook & Bottle Washer.
↑ Editor, writer.
Advisory Board Member (CFP)
↑ My family and I are Disney enthusiasts, I enjoy spending time at the lake or in the mountains with my family.
↑ Latin who loves to dance salsa, playing guitar, make new friends and enjoy my free time with my family. For fun take pictures and make a living out of it.
Marketing Specialist Advisory Board
↑ Head of the Business Law Team at The McIntosh Law Firm in Davidson. Passionate about all things Lake Norman.