McCanners of New York | 20th Edition
How long have you been at McCann?
What do you enjoy most when you’re not working?
Walking to amazing brunches with friends and kissing all the dogs I run into en route
What is your go to karaoke song?
It all depends on my mood and my company, but my rotation is: Only the good die young, Bohemian Rhapsody, or Bad Girls
What is your guilty Netflix binge?
Friends—I have the seasons running on loop even when I’m not in my room
What was the last book you read?
Bad Feminist—I sometimes read to expand my mind
I became infamous for my nickname Gklang, which then evolved to Gmama
What advice would you tell your 17 year old self?
Don’t waste your time with science classes—a doctor you will not be
What are you currently obsessed with?
Blue Apron—I love being able to play chef without actually doing any of the work
Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
McCann of course.
What would be your last meal?
Cheeseburger, medium rare, with everything on it
What is your greatest fear?
Getting lost in the middle of a cornfield—I have no sense of direction
Which living person do you most admire?
I don’t have just one, but I’m really digging Tina Fey right now—she’s a mom, she looks great, she’s hilarious, and every project she touches is gold
Which talent would you most like to have?
SINGING! Back in high school, my friends and I would make audition tapes for the MTV show MADE. I wanted to be made into an amazing singer.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Becoming financially independent..except for my cell phone. Gotta love that family plan
What do you most value in your friends?
Loyalty—I like knowing that when I’m not in a room, my friends would speak of me in the same way as if I were there
Who is your favorite hero in fiction?
Sabrina the teenage witch—she had it made with those powers
Who are your heroes in real life?
Oprah and my Dad—they are both such bosses
What is your motto?
Ask not for a lighter burden, but but for broader shoulders.
Where are you most likely to splurge?
A new outfit to wear to a very expensive dinner with friends
If you could live at any point in history what point would that be - and why
Would love to have been in high school in the early 80’s and college in the late 80’s—everything from the style, the music, to the partying was just epic
What is a piece of information people would be surprised to hear about you
I coined myself as a college celebrity as one of UMiami’s Glitter Girls
Your worst habit
Playing with my hair
One thing you have always wanted to do and have not yet done
Road trip across the country
Best piece of advice someone has given you
Never tell someone No when they ask you to do something impossible, give them options and make them decide their fate
Who is the most glamorous person you have ever met
I’ve never met her, but without a doubt Blake Lively
Pick two celebrities to be your parents.
Hugh Grant and Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.
Stone Fox Bride—she has the best stories about love and how couples came together
If you were reborn as an animal, what would you be?
A Golden Retriever—they are the happiest dogs who just want to love
If you could have drinks with 3 people dead or alive, who would it be?
Chelsea Handler, Bill Clinton, Louis CK—I need to be around people who are 1 part funny, 1 part crazy smart, and 1 part alcoholic
Favorite Restaurant in NYC?
Friend of a Farmer—there may never be better cornbread
Name one song that would be on the soundtrack to your life?
Any song from Adele’s album 19
First celebrity crush?
Absolutely no one—I am SO unique
If you could have any super power, what would it be?
Teleportation—it would be amazing to just be in my bed in a blink of an eye
*If you are interested in being featured or want to nominate someone, please reach out to Katie Henry (Katie.Henry@McCann.com)