What do you get when you cross sunshine with badass? Our newest client strategist, Anna Knutson. Anna joined the Mad Fish Digital team from Eugene, and we’re loving having her at MFD. Learn more about her background, interests, and music taste here. Welcome to the team, Anna!

Where did you go to school?

I went to school at Minnesota State University Moorhead in Moorhead Minnesota. Go Dragons!

What did you major in?

I majored in Advertising with a minor in Women and Gender Studies.

Where are you from?

I am originally from Yorba Linda, CA, but I went to high school in Velva, North Dakota. I graduated with only 30 other students!

Favorite PDX spot?

We just moved up to Portland from Eugene so I’m not sure where my favorite spot is quite yet, but I’ll keep you posted!

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I love to read and catch up on the latest episodes of my shows! I also love hiking and camping and just being outside.

Favorite podcast (or media organization if you don’t have a show in particular)?

My favorite podcast is a tie between two very different shows: 2 Dope Queens and Pod Save the People.

Bucket list item.

I really want to go whitewater rafting down the Rogue River in Southern Oregon!

Why did you pick Mad Fish?

I was initially drawn to Mad Fish when I was looking at the Code of Ethics while doing research for another project. I was super impressed at how the Mad Fish team has implemented the code at all touch points and I knew that it was a company I wanted to be a part of. To add a little icing to the cake, when I went in for my interview I learned that the conference rooms were named after three of my favorite people! It seemed like a perfect fit and I’m so glad the team thought so too!

Favorite genre of music to work to/link to your favorite Spotify playlist to listen to at work?

Is Beyoncé a genre? Just kidding! I am definitely an R&B/Hip-Hop fan, but I am open to hearing anything! I love finding new music and my favorite playlist is definitely my Discover. I love having new music curated and delivered right to my Spotify account so I don’t have to look for it myself.

Fun fact about yourself.

I recently took a DNA test and found out that I am 57% Irish!

What can you add to the team outside of work?

Jokes, great tweets, and all around good vibes.