Not doing much cooking in the Diner anymore. Find me on TinCan’s Tumblr.
In the spring of 2007, I interviewed at one of the major communication shops in the world. They had a senior-level opening and I met with four or five people (including the Managing Director)… The result: I walked out of the agency disappointed in the talent, the creative, and the product. Accordingly, I decided to launch Tin Can Communications.
As I look back over the years, I’m extremely grateful to our clients who put their faith in our brand. A brand that rebels against the inertia that is rampant in DC. A brand that offers products that people questioned five years ago (now these products are obvious). Group think is so epidemic in the District of Communications. Doing nothing is often seen as a path forward. Once again, I thank those clients for the opportunity to be bold. We will continue to deliver.
Our people are bold too. Joining a small firm, where you can’t just show up takes guts. We have to be our best everyday. In particular, I wish one former colleague, after serving a senior-level position in the Obama Administration, tremendous success in her new endeavor. I have no doubt she will continue to be a star.
Lastly, I would like to thank my mentors (younger and older). These individuals took the time to teach me the skills that I utilize every single day. They allowed me to fail, and allowed me the chance to succeed. In particular, my old boss at my first telecom gig. You know who you are.
I don’t know what’s next… The past five years have been awesome.. All I know is it will be a great ride.
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