McCanners of New York | 102nd Edition

McCanners of New York | 102nd Edition


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

I was a McCann intern for two summers in college and I was so lucky to come back after graduation. I’ve been an Assistant Account Executive on the Army team for almost six months now.

What do you do when you’re not working?

Making Spotify playlists.

Favorite go-to drink?

A chocolate milkshake or a Cosmopolitan

Favorite desert

A crepe with Nutella and strawberries 

Favorite smell

Vanilla frosting

Last thing you Googled

“Eastbound and Down Will Ferrell outtakes”

What was your favorite Halloween costume?

Last year my best friend and I were Axl Rose and Slash, wigs and all. We were completely unrecognizable.

What was your first ever concert?

Ricky Martin 

What movie makes you cry?

The Royal Tenenbaums. I cry like a baby, every time.

Describe yourself in 3 emoji’s

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Name 3 things on your bucket list

-       Go to Salem, MA on Halloween night

-       Have a picnic under the Eiffel tower

-       Yacht Week

Favorite curse word

My little sister used to say “nuggets” in place of curse words when we were growing up and it’s definitely my favorite. Ah, nuggets!

Who are your creative heroes?

Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach, The Coppolas, Billy Wilder, Jane Austen, Tina Fey, Amy Poelher, Nora Ephron, John Hughes, John Patrick Shanley, J.K. Rowling, Jerry Seinfeld, Donald Glover, Andrew Stanton, John Mulaney… I can keep going…

Current song on repeat?

Your Love – The Outfield

Favorite quote?

Picking one is hard. Here are a few I really, really like:

-       Frankly, there isn’t anyone you couldn’t learn to love once you’ve heard their story – Mr. Rogers

-       Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else'sBilly Wilder

-       It’s hard for me to watch “American Idol” 'cause there’s a water bug on my channel changer. – Donald Glover for 30 Rock

Your most bizarre talent?

I was an Irish Dancer when I was younger. I come out of retirement one day a year on St. Patrick’s Day.  

What are you currently obsessed with?

The Monterey Bay Aquarium sea otter cam!!

What is your greatest fear?

Citrus fruits

Which living person do you most admire?

Two people, my mom and dad.

What is your motto?

Be so good they can’t ignore you.          

Your worst habit?

Stress-eating cherry Twizzler Nibs. Also, using too many exclamation points in emails.

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

Finish a screenplay. Also be a writer for SNL. So, Lorne if you see this… 

Best piece of advice someone has given you?

Always listen closely to the stories you're being told.

Pick two celebrities to be your parents.

Diane Keaton and Tom Hanks

Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.


What’s your spirit animal?

 A fox.

Favorite restaurant in NYC?

Big Daddy’s, it’s a 1950s diner down near Union Square. Super cheesy décor, the best mozzarella sticks you’ll ever have, and you can swap out French fries for Tater Tots. It’s perfect.  

Name one song that would be on the soundtrack to your life?

Edge of Seventeen – Stevie Nicks

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