McCanners of New York | 106th Edition

McCanners of New York | 106th Edition


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

2 years, 4months Broadcast Talent Payment Manager in the BA department 

What do you do when you’re not working?

Enjoying my time with my family and closest friends 

What would your DJ name be?

DJ  J 

Have you ever cut your own hair?

No, just a trim on my ends.

Favorite go-to drink? 


If you were to open a bar, what would you call it? 


Favorite desert

Apple pie

Favorite smell

Fresh cleaned laundry

What was your favorite birthday? 

Every year is my favorite but 50 was good, Nobu’s at the Shore Club in Miami Beach

Last thing you Googled

Arizona Spa packages

What's your favorite scary movie?

The Original Jamie Lee Curtis Halloween still scares the crap out of me + Candy Man, still want say it 5 times in the mirror

First ever job?

MetLife Insurance

What was your favorite Halloween costume?

Don’t do Halloween.

What was your first ever concert?  

Luther Van Dross – Never Too Much first appearance at the Savoy

What movie makes you cry?

I cry at a drop of a hat so too many to lists

Where was the last place you traveled to? 


If you were stuck on an island with three coworkers, who would they be?

Michelle Russo, she recommended me to McCann, Maya Lobban & Keisha Kellman 

Smiley face, thumbs up and wink eye

Name 3 things on your bucket list: 

Been living my bucket list – just went on my first cruise and booked my trip to Paris, Amsterdam and Spain for this summer

Favorite curse word


Who are your creative heroes? 

Whomever does the Nike ads for Serena Williams and Colin Kap

Favorite quote? 

“This too shall pass” 

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

Chilling out and Pilates

Go to Karaoke song? 

Any Whitney Houston song

What song pops up when you plug your headphones into your phone?

Nobody by Keith Sweat

What was the last picture you took on your phone?

Paint and Sip for my sis-in-law

What advice would you tell your high school self?

Stay focused and true to yourself.

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

I enjoyed 36

What is the fanciest thing you've ever done? 

Flown on a private jet

What are you currently obsessed with?

My granddaughter

Iced coffee or hot coffee? From where?  

No coffee, tea drinker 

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

Dad: work ethic, Mom: graciousness and kindness

 Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?  

Someplace warmer than the Northeast 

What would be your last meal? 

Whole fish (snapper or branzino) in red sauce with lemon potatoes and sauté spinach

What is your greatest fear?

Being attacked on these NY Streets

Which living person do you most admire? 

My mom, she’s has endured and still rises

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

My family

Who are your heroes in real life? 

My mom

 What is your motto?

“Don’t talk about it, be about it”. 

Where are you most likely to splurge? 


If you could live at any point in history what point would that be - and why?

I’m good where I’m at in this time and place.    

Who is the most glamorous person you have ever met? 


Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow. 


Favorite Restaurant in NYC? 

Marios in Little Italy in the Bronx

First celebrity crush?  


Celebrity doppelgänger?  

Jennifer Beals

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