Category Archives: Behind the Glasses

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!

Behind the Glasses – Lauren

behind the glasses - laurenEach month, we interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For April, we get to know Lauren, our Account Manager, a little better.

WHO:

What’s your name? Lauren Bobby

Job title: Account Manager

BACKGROUND:

Favorite food: Pizza
Hidden talent: Lip syncing
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Kristin Wiig
One item you would bring to a desert island and why: Old Bay – I’d eat a lot of fish on a deserted island.
In a zombie apocalypse, my weapon of choice would be: Spiderman’s web-shooters, because it’s a quick + scrappy way to trap someone and escape by swinging away.

NERD QUIZ:

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

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

Everyone is so creative here.  It’s really inspiring to see how everyone is so passionate about their job.  I could tell Whereoware was the right fit from the first day I stepped into the office.  I’m really excited to be a part of the team.  I look forward to kickin’ it with everyone on the rooftop at some point!

Behind the Glasses – Chris

Each month, we interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For March, we get to know Chris, our Online Marketing Manager, a little better.

Chris GrougeWHO:

What’s your name? Chris Grouge
Job title: Online Marketing Manager

BACKGROUND:

Favorite food: Any kind of breakfast food.
Hidden talent: The amount of food I can consume in one sitting.
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Chris Hemsworth
One item you would bring to a desert island and why: Sunscreen. I have fair skin and would love to vacation on the beach.
In a zombie apocalypse, my weapon of choice would be: Crossbow, because Daryl Dixon is my spirit animal.

NERD QUIZ:

Facebook or Twitter: Twitter. Sometimes all you need is 140 characters to get your point across.
iOS or Android: iOS
‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Geek
Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Lord.

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

Being surround by people who genuinely love what they do. I knew Whereoware was the right fit for me, because I could see how passionate and motivated everyone is to create something totally unique and awesome. Going the extra mile for clients is nothing rare around here. We work hard and have fun doing it.

Behind the glasses – Lexi

Each month, we interview one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For February, we get to know Lexi, our Online Marketing Manager, a little better.

Lexi Pemberton Whereoware's Online Marketing ManagerWHO:

What’s your name? Lexi Pemberton
Job title:  Online Marketing Manager

BACKGROUND:

Favorite food: PIZZA (any kind)!
Hidden talent: Cartwheels.
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Dora the Explorer.
One item you would bring to a desert island and why: A fishing pole. Fishing is relaxing, I’ll be fed, and if I can’t start a fire… sushi!
My earliest memory: In a big snowstorm, my brothers thought it was funny to keep pushing me down in the snow and helping me back up. I was too little to do anything about it.
In a zombie apocalypse, my weapon of choice would be: A teleportation device.

NERD QUIZ:

Facebook or Twitter: Facebook all the way.
iOS or Android: Android
‘Nerd’ or ‘Geek’: Geek
Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Wars

What’s the best part about working at Whereoware?

I never feel uncomfortable asking for help at Whereoware. Either someone knows the answer to your questions or they’ll help you search every avenue to figure it out. We have a fun and entertaining office with incredibly bright people.

Behind the glasses – Jenna

Each month, we’ll be interviewing one of our fab employees here at Whereoware. For January, we get to know Jenna Flanigin, our Administrative Assistant, a little better.

Whereoware's Administrative Assistant JennaWHO:

What’s your name? Jenna Flanigin
Job title:  Office Manager

BACKGROUND:

Favorite food: Chinese food!
Hidden talents: Making up new song lyrics on the fly, when I don’t know the actual lyrics.
If there were a movie of my life, I’d be played by: Jennifer Lawrence.
One item you would bring with you to a desert island and why: Probably a guitar. I’d have plenty of time to teach myself how to play.
My earliest memory: My dad surprised me with a trip to the circus! For a week after, I was determined to be a Tightrope walker. It didn’t work out…

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?

There is no normal routine at Whereoware – every day is something new! I also love planning the themed monthly events. I’ve only been here since August, but we’ve already had a rooftop Luau, our traditional Ugly Sweater contest, and even a Mardi Gras-themed holiday party!