Meet the Team

25 Questions with Mike Shinnick

Mike Shinnick
Account Director, Stark / Raving Branding + Digital Marketing

Mike Shinnick

Please join us in welcoming Mike Shinnick to the Stark / Raving Branding + Digital Marketing team as our Account Director. It’s time to get to know Mike (not Michael) – so let’s get started with our 25 questions!

S/R: Coffee or Tea?
MS: Tea

S/R: Dogs or cats?
MS: Dogs

S/R: Favorite season?
MS: Fall

S/R: Favorite color?
MS: Brown

S/R: If you could have any car what would you want?
MS: Maserati

S/R:Why did you want to be an Account Director?
MS: It was really natural. I got my start on the account side, and always had a knack for developing relationships with clients where they saw me, and whomever I was working for, as an extension of their marketing team.

S/R: What inspires you?
MS: Doing good work, and having it be recognized in the form of getting to do more work.

S/R: What would you do if you weren’t an Account Director?
MS: I would likely be a sportswriter.

S/R: What food can’t you have enough of?
MS: I could eat popcorn all day

S/R: What do you do outside of work?
MS: I drive my kids to whatever hockey rink or baseball field they need to be at. I do also enjoy the occasional craft beer.

S/R: Favorite place you’ve traveled to in the world?
MS: Hawaii

S/R: Where is a place in the world you want to visit?
MS: Europe

S/R: Left-handed or right-handed?
MS: Right

S/R: Do we still need a fax number on business cards?
MS: No

S/R: What do you like most about your job?
MS: What I like most is the process, starting something from nothing, presenting good work/plans and having them succeed

S/R: What do you like least about your job?
MS: Losing a client. Whether it’s your fault or not you feel like you failed in some way.

S/R: Where are you from?
MS: Stoneham, MA

S/R: Where did you go to college?
MS: Merrimack College for undergrad; Suffolk University for grad

S/R: What are your top 3 favorite bands/artists?
MS: U2, Billy Joel, Elton John

S/R: Beer or wine?
MS: Beer

S/R: What’s your favorite sport?
MS: Hockey

S/R: What’s your favorite sports team?
MS: Boston Bruins

S/R: Favorite font?
MS: Trebuchet

S/R: What’s something that will never be in your recipe book?
MS: Broccoli

S/R: What is your favorite social media outlet?
MS: Twitter

Thank you Shinnick! It's a pleasure having your here at Stark / Raving!

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