What is your role/job title at MRI?
What do you do?
I maintain client relationships. I help brands make people happy. I write the "fine print".
What is your biggest accomplishment working at MRI?
Every day is an accomplishment. Helping my team, helping the clients, and ultimately, making people happy are the accomplishments at the end of each project. Having been able to participate in an event held at NYC-Times Square to give away two Kawasaki motorcycles has been one of the best experiences because I saw all the elements working together up close and personal.
What do you love about your position/the industry that you are in?
I like the creative opportunities that the promotion industry fosters. There are a lot of ideas, a lot of evolving technology, and a lot of ways to connect with consumers; so this makes every project unique. I like working in the "fun" side of marketing.
What do you love about working at MRI?
I like working on execution. I like having access to the best legal resources. I like the variety of the work. There are no "dull" days and I like knowing that I can keep on learning. The drawer full of chocolate and the healthy snacks in the kitchen are also a plus!
Describe the company culture at MRI.
We have a nice group of people who enjoy doing what they do in the office, and enjoy life outside. We appreciate and respect each other. Everyone is friendly, hard-working, and sane.
What have your experiences at MRI taught you?
You have to focus on one thing at a time.
What is your educational background/training?
Prior to MRI I worked at a veterinary market research company. We collected data from veterinary clinics across the country and provided the results to pharmaceutical companies. There, I did data entry, data analysis, recruiting, developed procedural documents and participated in marketing initiatives for the company's stethoscope division.
I have a Bachelor's in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing from Dominican University.
What do you enjoy to do outside of work? What are your hobbies/interests?
I like art-related activities. I'm starting a boxing class. During the summer, I enjoy Chicago festivities, running on the lakefront, biking, exploring... I love to travel and I have a special interest in small/colonial towns in Mexico.
What are you passionate about?
Traveling. Art. Mexican Food.
If you could be any animal, what would you be?
What is your favorite song of all time?
I don't have a favorite song, but my favorite band is Zoe.
Have any hidden talents?
Dancing Mexican folkloric music.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
What is your favorite quote?
"Life is like the surf, so give yourself away like the sea."