Category Archives: Behind the Glasses

Behind the Glasses – Whitney

Each month we get to know one of our fantastic Whereoware employees better. This month, we go Behind the Glasses with Whitney Griffing, our Junior Staff Accountant.
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WHO

What’s your name? Whitney Griffing
Job title: Junior Staff Accountant

BACKGROUND

Favorite food: Anything plant-based.
Hidden talents: Singing.
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Shailene Woodley
In a zombie apocalypse, my weapon of choice would be: A vaccine that cures zombie-ism.

NERD QUIZ

Facebook or Twitter: Facebook
iOS or Android: Android
‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Nerd
Star Wars or Star Trek? Chewbacca!

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

The people! Even the busiest and toughest work days are manageable when you enjoy being around the people you work with.

Behind the Glasses – Bryan

Each month we get to know one of our fantastic Whereoware employees better. This month, we go Behind the Glasses with Bryan Sauka, our Marketing Analyst.

Who

What’s your name? Bryan Sauka

Job title: Marketing Analyst

Background

Favorite food: Beiler’s Donuts in Philadelphia, PA.

Hidden talents: I don’t hide my talents…they are all known.

If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Matt Damon’s role from Rounders

One item you would bring with you to a desert island and why: Silence

Nerd Quiz

Facebook or Twitter: Facebook

iOS or Android: iOS

‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Geek

Star Wars or Star Trek: Star Wars

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

The company is always open to new ideas. Whereoware does not say “that’s the way we’ve always done things”. We are always trying to explore new and creative ways to solve problems and we have the talent to execute those ideas.

Behind the glasses – Mitch

Each month we get to know one of our fantastic Whereoware employees better. This month, we go Behind the Glasses with Mitch Phillips, our Digital Marketing Associate.

Who

What’s your name? Mitch Phillips

Job title: Digital Marketing Associate

Background

Favorite food: Parmesan cheese. I asked if we could get a parmesan dispenser put in by the water fountain, but apparently that’s not in the budget. Time to start a GoFundMe.

Hidden talents: My fashion. I once wore a striped shirt with plaid shorts in high school and everyone was taking pictures of me.

If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Michael Cera

In a zombie apocalypse, my weapon of choice would be: Can Zombies jump? If not, I’m definitely putting Legos in the hallway. Good luck walking through that.

Nerd Quiz

Facebook or Twitter: Twitter during football season; neither during election season.

iOS or Android: iOS – if I text you and a green bubble comes up…

‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Dweeb

Star Wars or Star Trek: THERE’S A DIFFERENCE?!?

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

The challenging work environment. I’m constantly tasked with things that push my creative boundaries and help me learn new things, whether it’s design, handling data, or coding new emails or landing pages. The people are great too. Everyone here is very smart and fun to be around!

Behind the Glasses – Emilyann

Each month, we’ll interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For November, we get to know Emilyann Key, our Digital Marketing Associate, a little better.

WHO:

What’s your name? Emilyann Key

Job title: Digital Marketing Associate

Background

Favorite food: Sweet potatoes! Everything Bubba Gump can do to shrimp, I can do (read: attempt) with sweet potatoes.

Hidden talents: I do some pretty solid impressions (usually of SNL characters) and fun accents. The New York Times once posited, “She sounds a lot like what’s-her-face.”

If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Tina Fey, but I’d likely be asked to leave the set for asking her too many questions during filming (ironic considering she’s playing me).

My earliest memory: A Norman Rockwell-like still of my view from the ground, when I fell while roller-skating around the house in a Disney princess dress.

Nerd Quiz

Facebook or Twitter: Twitter

iOS or Android: iOS

‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Option C: “Dork”

Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Wars – I can hold my own if a Wookie call is needed.

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

There’s something insanely cool about working with people who are genuinely interesting, brilliant, and passionate. We can work crazy hard together, learn from each other, and laugh the whole time. This energy fuels our creativity and commitment to quality work.

The culture at Whereoware thrives on challenge. We’re all about seizing opportunity, taking initiative, and innovating, but unlike other companies I’ve seen, it isn’t overtly competitive. There’s an authentic investment in each employee’s professional development and helping individuals achieve their goals.  Whereoware is a great example of how investing in employee development not only enhances internal happiness, but service quality and customer satisfaction. Whereoware both walks the walk and talks the talk.

Behind the Glasses – Aly

Each month, we interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For October, we get to know Aly Gumprich, our Digital Marketing Associate, a little better.

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WHO

What’s your name? Aly Gumprich
Job title: Digital Marketing Associate

BACKGROUND

Favorite food: Rockland’s mac n cheese.
Hidden talents: I’m oddly skilled at keeping a straight face and not laughing during a straight face competition.
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Leslie Knope or Luna Lovegood (the characters).
One item you’d bring with you to a desert island and why:  A button to travel back to reality – and back to the island – at any moment. This way, I’ll always have the perfect escape: a free beach vacation all to myself, anytime!

NERD QUIZ

Facebook or Twitter: Facebook
iOS or Android: iOS
‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Geek Chic, obviously 🙂
Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Wars. Although, Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter are my go-to favorites.

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

The people, culture, and personal and professional growth opportunities. It’s a continuous learning environment that’s challenging, rewarding, and fun to be a part of. The free drinks and snacks are a big plus, too!

Behind the Glasses – Kelly

Each month, we interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For August, we get to know Kelly, our Project Coordinator, a little better.kelly-raines

WHO:

What’s your name? Kelly Raines

Job title: Project Coordinator

BACKGROUND:

Favorite food: I’ve never met an Italian cold cut sub I didn’t like.
Hidden talent: Ping Pong!
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Anna Kendrick.
One item you would bring with you to a desert island and why:  A puppy. Everything’s better when puppies are involved.

NERD QUIZ:

Facebook or Twitter: I’m not reading it unless it’s 140 characters or less (86 characters remaining).
iOS or Android: iOS #teambluebubble
‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Geek
Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Gazing?

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

Every day there’s a new and interesting problem to solve and an innovative, creative solution to provide. The dreadful, mindless, monotonous, 9-5 doesn’t exist here, and it’s incredibly refreshing!

Behind the Glasses – Chris

Each month, we interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For July, we get to know Chris, our Marketing + Sales Associate, a little better.Chris Arslan

WHO:

What’s your name? Chris Arslan

Job title: Marketing + Sales Associate

BACKGROUND:

Favorite food: My mom’s Belgium waffles – I’ll eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
Hidden talent: I can hold my breath for a really long time.
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Adam Sandler!
In a zombie apocalypse, my weapon of choice would be: Thundergun and Monkey Bombs – this is a Call of Duty reference… don’t judge me.

NERD QUIZ:

Facebook or Twitter: Facebook
iOS or Android: Android
‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Nerd
Star Wars or Star Trek? Neither. I’m not a big fan of either…I probably just failed this Nerd Quiz.

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

The people!!! Everyone is so smart, helpful, creative, and driven! I love coming into work every morning and being surrounded by so many amazing people.

Behind the Glasses – Brittany

Each month, we interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For June, we get to know Brittany, one of our Online Marketing Managers, a little better.Brittany

WHO:

What’s your name? Brittany Moreland

Job title: Online Marketing Manager

BACKGROUND:

Favorite food: Any kind of potato – fried, mashed, twice baked, scalloped!
Hidden talent: I can touch my tongue to my nose.
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Anna Kendrick – love her!
One item you would bring to a desert island and why: Sunscreen – have to keep those wrinkles away.

NERD QUIZ:

Facebook or Twitter: Facebook
iOS or Android: iOS
‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Nerd
Star Wars or Star Trek? Neither? I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never seen any of them.

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

The PEOPLE! Everyone is so open + willing to help, not to mention we have so many creative people here at Whereoware. And as a bonus? We have a ton of fun!

Behind the Glasses – Frank

Frank BTGEach month, we interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For May, we get to know Frank, our Vice President of Finance + Administration, a little better.

WHO:

What’s your name? Frank Policastro

Job title: Vice President of Finance + Administration

BACKGROUND:

Favorite food: Pizza or anything Italian.
Hidden talent: I am a world champion pizza spinner! Ok, maybe not “World Champion”, but definitely the best in my family!
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Matthew Broderick.
One item you would bring to a desert island and why: A pizza cutter! Which would come in handy to crack open coconuts and fresh crab legs (and of course any cold beer that may drift ashore)!

NERD QUIZ:

Facebook or Twitter: Facebook
iOS or Android: iOS
‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Geek
Star Wars or Star Trek? I am embarrassed to admit that I have never seen Star Wars or Star Trek!

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

I am inspired each and every single day to have the opportunity to do my small part in enabling our very talented, dedicated, and fun teams with the tools needed to achieve excellence in delivering a customized and personalized web and mobile experience to our amazing clients!