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When I was in graduate school earning a degree in Direct Marketing, my thought about an ideal first job was to work for Lester Wunderman, the person considered the father of direct marketing (he didn't go by "Direct Marketing King" although he could have). As it worked out, when I graduated in 2004, I was hired as a Project Manager (and then later promoted to New Business Associate) at Wunderman, the company founded by Lester Wunderman and a part of Y&R Brands.

I was going through some old emails yesterday and I found the email I sent to colleagues announcing that I was leaving the company to start a new position at AIG. I thought I would share it here because I think it's somewhat humorous.

Hi Everyone,

As many of you know, today is my last day at Wunderman.   My life-long dream of becoming a professional basketball player has finally come true.   After years of practice, I have officially been signed by the New York Knickerbockers of the MBA - not the National Basketball Association, but the MBA - (Midget Basketball → Read More