McCanners of New York | 88th Edition

McCanners of New York | 88th Edition


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

Account Supervisor on Team MGM. It’ll be 3 years in June.  

What do you enjoy most when you’re not working?

Anything that involves getting outside. I like to ski as much as possible – most recently, I was in Stratton, VT for my birthday!

Favorite go-to drink?

An old-fashioned.

Favorite smell?

I love the smell of coffee, and how the breakfast carts around Manhattan smell in the morning.

What song pops up when you plug in your phone?

A-Punk, Vampire Weekend. 

Favorite scary movie?

It’s hard to pick just one, so here’s a top three: Get Out, The Shining, Jaws.

Go to Karaoke song?

Total Eclipse of the Heart.

A piece of information people would be surprised to hear about you?

That I truly love karaoke.

The fanciest thing you've ever done?

I once had a fancy birthday dinner in Paris near the Seine.

Iced coffee or hot coffee? From where?

Doesn’t matter as long as it’s black.

Name a character trait you’ve inherited from your parents?

My dad’s ambition. My mom’s compassion.

What’s on your desk?

I like to keep things minimal: but I’ve got a cauldron of candy year-round.

Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

I never make plans that far ahead.

What would be your last meal?

Cheeseburger (with an egg on it) & fries.

What is your greatest fear?

It’s hard to admit this on the Internet: but I grew up terrified of aliens.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Running the Brooklyn Half after signing up on a whim. Looking at you, Denis Mahon & Caroline Fuller!

Favorite Restaurant in NYC?

L’artusi when I’m feeling fancy. Corner Bistro when I’m not.

Who are your heroes in real life?

Mis abuelos

What is your motto?

Goonies never say die.

Where are you most likely to splurge?


Your worst habit?

I definitely don’t drink enough water.

One thing you have always wanted to do and have not yet done?

Go to the top of the Empire State building at night.

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