Leah takes you through her typical day as a Senior Consultant in one of our US strategy teams
During college, I worked as a strategist for consumer ad agencies in London and Nashville. After I finished college, I worked for another agency in Dallas before moving to New York and transitioning to the healthcare world. I joined Blue Latitude Health, which is now part of the Consulting capability at Fishawack Health, in December 2017.
Almost everyone here is in healthcare for an altruistic reason – they want to make a meaningful impact on people’s lives. That’s why I love working in this industry because we can truly impact patients’ lives through the work we do.
I’ve always been drawn toward psychology, and marketing to me is a way to incorporate that on a broader scale by understanding peoples’ needs and connecting that with products/services that will add value to their lives – this is all the more meaningful in healthcare.
My day is really varied. I work on a number of projects at the same time. I focus on the projects I’m doing with the UK offices in the morning, because of the time difference. This means liaising with the Creative and Customer Experience teams. In the afternoon, I’ll catch up with everyone in the New York office, along with our other teams across the US, and focus on my strategic work and speak to my clients throughout the day.
The New York office has a real buzz, and everyone takes on a lot of different roles. At the same time, we’re rapidly growing, and we often work closely with the other US and UK offices. We get to work both independently and collaboratively.
It sounds cliché but everyone is incredibly smart, capable, and passionate, and they are also a joy to be around. Our capabilities are united by a truly strategic mindset. I’m challenged and engaged all the time, especially working in strategy. Our insights and thinking are taken into the end product, which is really fulfilling and rewarding.
Everyone is incredibly smart, capable, and passionate, but they are also a joy to be around.”
There’s definitely a social side of our work too. I lead the US arm of our social committee and plan activities for the team outside of work hours. When we’re not having a work social event, I’ll go out to dinner at some of the great restaurants. Sometimes I’ll go for a drink with friends or attend a dance class. There’s always something to do in NYC, although COVID-19 has made this more challenging and many events happen virtually now rather than in person. If I don’t have plans, I’ll cook, wind down and work on the non-profit I’m part of called Girls Engineering Change, which focuses on exposing girls to STEM by showing them the impact such a career can make to help those in need.
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