Get to Know ANDERSON
By: Alyssa Grock
Welcome to the Ted Talk
If you’ve ever wanted to know a little more about the A-Team, here’s your chance. Each month, we will be highlighting a different agency team member. The boss man himself, Ted Anderson, kicks things off.
Describe your roll at ANDERSON in 10 words or less… ok GO!
“The big cheese, big kahuna, main man, any of that works.” Ted oversees the agency’s team and works with leadership to make sure we are exceeding your standards.
What is your go-to productivity trick?
“A yellow sticky note on my computer screen seems to do the trick.”
What led you to this career path?
“I worked as an intern at an agency in high school, and it got in my blood.”
If you could add one thing to the office, what would it be?
“A podcast studio. The crazy conversations in this office should be shared with the world.”
What’s the best advice you were ever given?
“Hire people smarter than you!!!”
Who inspires you?
“My twin son and daughter. Not only are they amazing at what they do, they are constantly exposing me to things I would never look for myself.”
What are you passionate about?
“Learning new things, and helping people & businesses reach their full potential.”
What is your favorite thing about this career field?
“We get to become experts in every field our clients are in. I’m still amazed at learning about new clients and businesses. Who knew I’d be an expert in banking, healthcare, freight services, traffic control systems, restaurants, energy companies, museums, malls, wine/beer/spirits, movie theatres, etc. Not to mention, that we live in the crossroads of technology and human behavior. How do people make decisions to buy something.”
Favorite place in Arizona? In Phoenix?
“In Arizona, Broken Arrow Trail in Sedona. In Phoenix, the patio at AZ88 in Scottsdale, in April.”
What’s one thing you learned recently?
“How to make a killer Hemingway Daiquiri – without having to go to Cuba.”
What about a guilty pleasure?
“A burger and onion rings from Zipps!”
Last but not least, what is your favorite thing about ANDERSON??
“The amazing team!!!”
Thanks Ted!! Look out for these blogs each month to learn about the crazy team over here at ANDERSON.