We:30 Share & Tell: Intern Edition

Every Wednesday at 3:30 we get together to celebrate an employee who exemplifies our core values to inspire, share, evolve, exceed and be 100% jerk-free. Our Share and Tell edition invites an employee to share something that inspires them and has a unique story. This week is a special intern edition of our We:30 Share & Tell!

The Summer Intern Season is coming to a close, and before the interns scatter to the wind, we wanted to have a We:30 focused on them and their time at Red Door. Each of them filled out a questionnaire to share their thoughts on the Red Door experience and reveal a little more about themselves.  We’re amazed by the incredible talent our interns possess and we’re excited for what the future holds for each of them.

Red Door Interactive Interns

(from left to right)
Paige Tollefson Digital Analytics Intern
Biggest takeaway: Automating dashboards makes your life a thousand times easier in the long run!
One bucket list item: Hike all of the 14ers in Colorado.
If Red Door had an exotic pet what would it be and what’s its name? A bobcat (mostly because Andy Batten really likes cats!). Its name would be Xcel. 

Whitney Gandara: Marketing and PR Intern
Biggest takeaway:  There are so many... I’ll just say, checklists are your friend. 
One bucket list item: Travel to Bora Bora. 
If Red Door was a summer blockbuster, who would be the main actor/actress? Will Ferrell, he is fun but also works hard at what he does, and everyone likes him!!!

Kathleen Maloney: Social Media Intern
Biggest takeaway: Take risks!
One bucket list item: Ride an elephant in Bali!
If Red Door had its own holiday, what would be its equivalent of Santa Claus? If Red Door had a holiday, Andy Bower would be the Santa Claus. He already brings us treats and keeps the candy jars full! But the “Santa Claus Andy” would have a magic color-changing Mohawk.

Monique Veenstra: Tech Services Intern
Biggest takeaway: Always back your work up…always!
One bucket list item: Hike the pacific crest trail.
If Red Door was a superhero, what would be its superpower? The ability to create really amazing things out of nothing… oh wait, it already does that! 

Stephanie Guinnane: Project Management Intern 
Biggest takeaway: Change is constant. 
One bucket list item: Travel to every continent – two left! 
What 90s boy band would Red Door squeal for? 98o because Red Door is always burning it up!

Jenna Callaway: Digital Analytics Intern
Biggest takeaway: Excellent analytics is your friend.
One bucket list item: Travel throughout Spain.
Which US president is Red Door most like? Most likely FDR. Red Door is filled with strong, positive leaders who are trailblazers in their industry.  

Gwendolyn Schwartzkopf: Creative Design Intern
Biggest takeaway: The importance of time management.
One bucket list item: Display a series of my work in an art gallery.
If Red Door was a pizza, what would be the toppings? A pizza with everything on it with a special mystery sauce that is kind of scary but so good that you continue to eat the pizza anyway. 

Eddie Madonna: Email Marketing Intern
Biggest takeaway: The email channel is constantly evolving, so marketers have to be constantly evolving as well. It’s imperative to adapt without overreacting. 
One bucket list item: Live abroad.
If Red Door was a damsel in distress, how many dragons would you slay to save her? As many as it took…think of me as your Shrek.

Eric Thompson: Interactive Copywriting Intern
Biggest takeaway: Less is more.
One bucket list item: Run a marathon on every continent (except, maybe, Antarctica).
If Red Door was a burrito, what would go in it? Friendship. Red Door would be a burrito o’ friendship.

“Describe your experience at Red Door” Word Cloud

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