What is your role/job title at MRI?
What do you do?
As Account Supervisor, I help oversee the Account management team with day-to-day execution of their projects, keep projects on track with time line and budget, and ensure we are meeting our client’s goals.
What is fulfilling about the work you do?
I love seeing the projects from the beginning phases of development to the customer/consumer seeing the program in market.
What do you love about your position/the industry that you are in?
The industry is always changing and demanding more creative and progressive ideas and ways to execute programs. Each project presents a new and different challenge and it’s up to MRI to determine the best way to execute for our clients.
What do you love about working at MRI?
I love the atmosphere and positive energy that each person brings to the company.
Describe the company culture at MRI.
MRI is a company that believes you must be happy at work to perform your best work.
What is your educational background/training?
Bachelors in Media Studies from the U of Illinois and over 7+ years of hands-on experience in the marketing field
What do you enjoy to do outside of work? What are your hobbies/interests?
Since we live in Chicago, I feel the need to take advantage of the summers by running outside with my dog, BBQs, and sitting outdoors at my favorite bar/restaurant.
What are you passionate about?
My passion lies in being a great person to my wife, family, friends, and co-workers.
What is something interesting about you that people wouldn’t know from talking to you?
I was a 2-time high school IL state champ in track and field at 800m, Gatorade Illinois track and field athlete of the year my senior year in high school, and was a scholarship athlete at the University of ILL
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Mind control -- think professor Xavier in X-men
What is the best concert you’ve ever been to?
Jason Mraz at Northerly Island (Chicago). He did a concert taping at this show, so he played for over 3 hours and even performed a couple songs twice. Plus, just being at a show on the lake, over-looking the Chicago skyline…you can’t beat that.