I find my art background to be a huge advantage while working within strategy. Not only does it assist in my communication with creatives, but it also gives me a critical eye when approaching a new problem. My background is in traditional portraiture, but within the last year I have fallen in love with pottery. What started off as a creative way to channel my emotions and work through pain has become a new hobby. Nothing feels better than slamming clay, tackling the wheel, and turning that mess into your new coffee mug.