How would you describe your morning routine? What do you typically do?
My routine involves staying in bed until the last possible minute and making the 7:19 a.m. train by the skin of my teeth.
Commuting in a big city, what is it like and what tips do you have about it?
It’s crowded. Get used to it.
What is your go-to work outfit?
Button down, jeans, chukkas.
What is something you always have at your desk?
My favorite team's hockey puck. Logo up if they won, logo down if they lost.
What is your favorite spot in the office?
9th floor ping pong table, whenever I can get in a game.
When you know it is going to be a challenging day at the office, what helps keep you motivated
The likelihood that the day culminates in a happy hour.
What kind of projects have you worked on so far in this current rotation?
Audience research, which has involved multiple stakeholder interviews, and the management of our weekly newsletter.
Lunch break! What do you do for lunch?
Head down to the new Café, because the options are pretty solid.
What do you wish someone had told you day one?
How to log hours and book time.
How do you break up your work day?
Lunch, occasional ping-pong and my favorite: snooping around for leftover food from nearby meetings.
If you had to pick, what is been your favorite thing about working at Ogilvy?
Working with such cool clients.
Hell’s Kitchen – what is a cool local spot/restaurant/shop around the office you have found that you love?
OBAO is the best Thai/Vietnamese fusion restaurant I’ve ever been.
How do you wind down after a long day at work?
An extremely comfortable hour-long train ride back to New Jersey.
When you are not in the office, what do you like to do around NYC?
Try new restaurants since there are approximately a billion of them in NYC.
Ogilvy Facts 101 – what is something interesting you have learned about Ogilvy as a company?
It’s the only advertising agency on earth to be headquartered in a former chocolate factory.
If you get to leave the office early…
Realistically, I’m heading straight for bed.
An Ogilvy secret revealed…
We know who Ogilvy was, but does anyone actually have proof that Mather ever existed? Food for thought…