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Our Humans of 3Q series continues this week with Griffin Fogarty, Digital Marketing Account Associate, out of our San Diego office! Get to know Griffin below:

Explain your role at 3Q in 3 sentences or fewer:

I help optimize search and social advertisements for clients. I contribute to reports, run tests, and offer suggestions for strategy.

What sets 3Q apart from other agencies in the industry?

The culture. Everyone is happy to be help and genuinely wants you to succeed.

How is 3Q different from other agencies you’ve worked at?

All the benefits of a large company with the family feel of a smaller one.

Have you participated in 3Q 3%? If so, what’s been your favorite experience?

Not yet! I am really proud to work at a company that has a program like this.

What’s something that makes your office cooler than the other 3Q offices?

Balcony view of Petco Park!

When coworkers from other offices come to visit, what’s one thing they absolutely have to do in your city?

I’ve only been in San Diego for two weeks, but definitely go to the beach!

Your team is hiring. What are the benefits for someone looking to join?

Someone who is curious, creative, honest, and confident.

What’s one marketing lesson you wished you had learned earlier?

I wish I had more experience with functions and tables in Excel.

What’s one life lesson you wish you’d learned earlier?

There’s no such thing as free!

How do you spend your free time?

Work out, follow sports, hike, watch an absurd amount of Netflix.

What is your next adventure?

Southeast Asia!

Tell us about your morale associate (pet: if you have one).

My dog Pete is at home in Portland but I still Facetime him to see how he’s doing.

If you could choose any TV show or movie world to live in, what would it be?

The Multiverse from Rick and Morty.

What is the last thing that you read?

Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About The Business Of Life.

Throughout your career, who have been some of your biggest muses, supporters, and role models?

Brandon Roy, Troy Polamalu, my parents, President Obama.

If you were given an unlimited amount of money to invest into one upcoming or exciting marketing technology, what would it be?

AI -powered search.

What do you think has been the most interesting change in the marketing industry or in your channel this year?

The increasing relevance of voice search.

What are your predictions for what will be trending in 2020?

Portland Trail Blazers shock the world and win the 2020 NBA Finals!

What’s Your Favorite Ted Talk?

What’s your favorite GIF?

Any dog GIF.

Get to know more of our 3Qers in our Humans of 3Q series. Interested in joining the ranks? Check out our Careers page.