Leslie Norris is an Account Supervisor at SaatchiNY. She’s been with the company since the summer of 2008, where she’s worked primarily on cereals. We hope you enjoy her insights into mentoring, hostessing & tackling the NYT crossword puzzle.
Photographs were taken by Photographs taken by Beth Galloway, VP, Management Supervisor. If you’re interested in seeing more of her work, please check out her website.
What was your first job?
I was the world’s worst restaurant hostess.
What led you on the path you’re on today?
A couple of really great parents, a few Dr. Murphy lectures, and a plan to move to New York City
What’s your best “nothing is impossible” story?
My attempt at the Sunday New York Times crossword puzzle each week.
Tell us something surprising about yourself:
I’ve volunteered as a mentor for 12 years. It’s been one of the most defining, exciting, rewarding experiences of my life so far. Currently I work with a really great organization called iMentor.
Favorite childhood television program?
What do you do for fun?
I’ve run a couple of half-marathon races and completed a 30K this fall. Next – the NYC Marathon.
Have you ever won a trophy?
Not since I was 12
Book that you’re currently reading:
The Stieg Larsson series
A guilty pleasure for me is:
I’m a bit of a Gleek.
What do you think the greatest invention is in your lifetime and why?
Google Maps – How did ever know where to go, how to get there, and when to leave before it came around?
If you weren’t at Saatchi & Saatchi, what profession would you most like to try?
I think I’d like to give teaching a whirl someday.