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A project that checks all of my boxes

– Hi everyone -

I hope you're enjoying fall! I wanted to share a snapshot of my current engagement, which is checking a lot of boxes when I think about what I'm seeking at my one-year mark at McKinsey: industry, leadership, and location.

Prior to joining McKinsey, I worked in the media industry. When I joined the firm, I was looking forward to exploring new industries, so I took a fairly winding road for my first year here. But now I’m excited to be on my first media and entertainment project, which has terrific content combined with a rapidly changing pace. I can't wait to do more of this type of work in the future.

Enjoying a team workout in New York City

On the leadership front, I am enjoying a mix of very supportive leaders who are helping me grow my network at the firm. And finally, after the excitement of a year of travelling everywhere from Houston to Kansas City, I am thrilled to be working at a local client here in New York. I'm sleeping in my own bed and enjoying spending some time experimenting in the kitchen. I've also been better about sticking to my regular workout schedule at my favorite New York City gyms (see below for photo from one of our team workouts).

I look forward to sharing another update soon.




Alex joined us after earning her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and her BA from Tufts University, where she studied political science and art history. She is an associate in our Stamford, CT office and is interested in TMT (Technology, Media, & Telecom) work, particularly in marketing and sales. In her free time, Alex enjoys travelling, cooking, and running.