McCanners of New York | 112th Edition

McCanners of New York | 112th Edition


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

I have been at McCann for almost 9 months. I am a data strategist primarily focused on digital and social strategy with a side of analytics.

What do you do when you’re not working?

I enjoy exploring the city and traveling, primarily to the West Coast. I also love going to shows of all kinds; indie festivals, classical concerts, the opera, Broadway or a live show at a jazz club in Harlem.

What would your DJ name be?

DJ Mevy Mevs

Favorite go-to drink?

Good ol’ H20, Austin East Cider and Yerba Mate.

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

The Sandbox.

Favorite dessert 

Trader Joes Caramel Gelato.

Last thing you Googled

Nearest organic fruit stand.

What's your favorite scary movie?  

Scream, the original.

First ever job? 

Working with my mom in oil & gas accounting.

What was your favorite Halloween costume? 

Batman costume.

What was your first ever concert? 

Sheryl Crow when I was 12.

What movie makes you cry? 

Shawshank Redemption.

Where was the last place you traveled to?  

San Francisco, CA.

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

Sydney Hausmann, Grace Freeman and Lee Maicon.

Name 3 things on your bucket list 

  1. Go to the Oscars and sit next to Whoopi Goldberg.

  2. Go to Italy with my mother and my grandpa.

  3. Take a road trip with my Papa across the country.

Who are your creative heroes?

David Fincher, Martin Scorsese, Whoopi Goldberg, Ernest Hemingway, Van Gogh, Toni Morrison, Eric Clapton, Janis Joplin and Georgia O’Keefe.

Two truths one lie?

  • I received a scholarship to play basketball in college.

  • My natural hair color is blonde.

  • I was born in Texas.

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

Traveling and watching HBO.

Go to Karaoke song?

Amy Winehouse “Rehab”.

What advice would you tell your high school self?

Stop being so rebellious! 

What is the fanciest thing you've ever done?

Went to a concert at Carnegie Hall followed by dinner at the Russian Tea Room.

What are you currently obsessed with?

Sustainable alternatives to everything – from phone cases to backpacks to reusable floss.

Iced coffee or hot coffee? From where?

Iced Americano with almond milk from Starbucks.

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

Sense of Humor

What would be your last meal?

Sweet potato gnocci and cedar plank salmon with mushrooms and asparagus.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Moving to NY and getting a job in advertising after I graduated from college.

What is your motto?

Dwell in possibility.

Where are you most likely to splurge?

On a vacation to the west coast.

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

I am half Haitian.

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

Be a strategist for a political campaign.

Best piece of advice someone has given you?

There is power in the details.

Who is the most glamorous person you have ever met?

Al Gore.

Pick two celebrities to be your parents.

Barack and Michelle Obama.

Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.

Alexandra Ocasio Cortez @aoc.

What’s your spirit animal?


If you could have drinks with 3 people dead or alive, who would it be?

  1. Michelle Obama

  2. Angela Merkel

  3. Chelsea Handler

Favorite Restaurant in NYC?

New Topaz Thai.

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

You Only Get What You Give by The New Radicals.

First celebrity crush?

Justin Timberlake.

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McCanners of New York | 111th Edition

McCanners of New York | 111th Edition