McCanners of New York | 25th Edition
How long have you been at McCann?
Almost 8 years
What do you enjoy most when you’re not working?
Solitude! Half kidding. I do love going on hikes and creating delicious dishes & drinks and eating w my better half.
What is your go to karaoke song?
I will survive
What was the last book you read?
I’m down by Mishna Wolfe … geez that was a while ago, I should read more books.
What advice would you tell your 17 year old self?
Relax a bit, life will be ok … make more ‘lifelong’ friends, make an effort.
What are you currently obsessed with?
Brick Oven Pizza w mushroom & arugula … yum!
Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
With a kid on my hip running the world (might not happen, but one can dream). Seriously, being a leader who empowers women, provides opportunity and mentorship. Make my working environment more efficient.
What would be your last meal?
It changes, but right now, a good tuna tartar w avocado … must have dessert.
What is your greatest fear?
Which talent would you most like to have?
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Coming to this country on my own as a teenager and not ending up homeless. Perseverance!
What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty, loyalty, not taking yourself too seriously, but seriously enough.
What is your motto?
I have two - C’est la vie AND you don’t have to be the smartest, but you must have common sense.
Where are you most likely to splurge?
On shoes, good ingredients and travel accommodations.
If you could live at any point in history what point would that be - and why?
The 1920’s … I would have loved the flapper dresses and I love a good jazz with a good cocktail (speakeasies). The culture ….. art deco, surrealism…..
What is a piece of information people would be surprised to hear about you?
I fell on a bottle at 15 and cut off my middle finger. Although it was reattached, I have no feeling in it and it looks like I’m always ‘giving the finger’
Your worst habit.
Showing emotions on my face, you pretty much know how I feel.
One thing you have always wanted to do and have not yet done.
Get my driver’s license – I know, simple .. I’m just lazy about it.
Favorite vacation spot?
To date it’s Maui, so beautiful. Loved driving the road to Hana in reverse, going to Haleakala to see the sunrise (solar winds …brrrr….. magnificent), eating at Mama’s fishhouse and dancing at a luau.
Who is the most glamorous person you have ever met?
Jane Fonda at Tavern on the Green
Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.
If you were reborn as an animal, what would you be?
If you could have drinks with 3 people dead or alive, who would it be?
That crazy guy who kept the tiger and crocodile in his Harlem apartment (I know, Weird! but I’m fascinated), Amy Winehouse (Loved her music, miss new music from her) and Barack Obama.
Favorite Restaurant in NYC?
Right now it’s Vai Restaurant – UWS …obsessed
*If you are interested in being featured or want to nominate someone, please reach out to Katie Henry (Katie.Henry@McCann.com)