McCanners of New York | 40th Edition

McCanners of New York | 40th Edition

How long have you been at McCann and what do you do here?

1 year, 4 months. Senior Art Director.

What do you do when you’re not working?

Buying sneakers and staring at my wife.

What would your DJ name be?

djshermski (my actual DJ name)

Who are your creative heroes?

Sylvia Schur. She invented the modern day corndog.

Two truths and one lie?

  • I was opening DJ for LL Cool J once.
  • I had a full beard at 14.
  • I was breakdancing champion of my elementary school.

What advice would you tell your high school self?

“Make waaaaay more money selling burned CDs while you can."

If you could be any age for a week, what would it be?

16. Dreams of becoming a rapper were still very real. 

What are you currently obsessed with?

Poké.

What would be your last meal?

Chicken & Egg Biscuit, Seasoned Fries, and Sweet Tea from Bojangles.

What is your greatest fear?

Buying my own birthday cake.

What is your motto?

“Stay far from timid."

What is a piece of information people would be surprised to hear about you?

I’ve only seen Episode 4 of Star Wars.

Best piece of advice someone has given you?

“She was a hoe anyway.” - Mom

Who is the most glamorous person you have ever met?

Dave Chappelle.

Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.

@gkatz. That boy good.

Favorite Restaurant in NYC?

Red Rooster

*If you are interested in being featured or want to nominate someone, please reach out to Katie Henry (katie.henry@mccannxbc.com)

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