SPOTLIGHT: DOUG HARRISON, DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES
Great news, our Ramp spotlight is back! We know you missed us, so we’re giving you a chance to catch up with the Ramp team and get to know us a little better. Next up we’re speaking with our extremely interesting and talented director of client services, Doug Harrison. Here’s what we found out about Doug:
WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
East Side – Scarborough, Ontario.
IF OUT OF TOWN HOW DID YOU WIND UP HERE?
Scarborough amalgamated into Toronto.
WHAT KIND OF ENTERTAINMENT DO YOU LIKE…
Entertainment doesn’t put baby in the corner. I like all types of entertainment.
Here are my favourites:
Music: Black Sabbath or Lynyrd Skynyrd
Movie: Lord of the Rings or the Star Wars franchise
Book: Where The Wild Things Are or The Catcher In The Rye
TV: Way too many to name…
WHAT KIND IF FOOD DO YOU LIKE
Anything edible. I really like food! I try to go to food events when I can and I recently checked out the Stop’s Night Market.
WHEN SOMEONE IS VISITING FROM OUT OF TOWN WHAT IS THE ONE TORONTO EXPERIENCE YOU TAKE THEM TO? (WHY?)
Kensington Market because it’s one of Toronto’s most vibrant and diverse neighbourhoods.
WHAT RESTAURANT DO YOU TAKE THEM TO?
WE KNOW YOU LOVE STAND UP COMEDY, SO TELL US A JOKE.
What did the pirate say when he turned 80?
WHY DO YOU WORK AT RAMP?
Shelley’s leadership and her vision for the company align with my values and it truly makes Ramp a great place to work!
WHAT’S THE BEST PART OF YOUR JOB?
Working with the best clients, obviously.
WHAT CHARITY DO YOU SUPPORT?
I like to support a different charity every year.
WHO IS THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE IN YOUR LIFE?
WHERE IS THE MOST MEMORABLE PLACE IN THE WORLD YOU HAVE VISITED AND WHY?
The Rio Secreto caves in Mexico.
WHAT IS YOUR CLOSEST BRUSH / ENCOUNTER WITH A CELEBRITY
When I worked on Adidas I was Muhammad Ali’s driver to and from the launch events. He called me Steve for the entire duration.
AND ANYTHING ELSE THAT MAKES YOU WHO YOU ARE
Humor, magic, and Los Luchadors.
Check out our spotlight on Sheree Stephenson. Up next, we’ll be catching up with our Creative Director, David Brouitt. Don’t miss it!