McCanners of MPLS | Joanna Finch

Welcome to another series of McCanners of MPLS, where we feature the great people that help make up our agency.


How long have you been at McCann and what do you do here? 2 years and I’m the Content Integration Strategist on the General Mills team. In a nutshell, I work with all General Mills brand teams to understand their priorities and ensure that they come to life through the marketing channels to help bring their campaigns full-circle

Have you ever cut your own hair? Absolutely not. I don’t have a “forgiving” hair type

Favorite go-to drink? Dry wine. Typically, white in the spring & summer, red in the fall & winter

Best date spot in MPLS? Any bike trail that has fun stops along the way (wineries, breweries, ice cream, shops)

What movie makes you cry/laugh? Pretty much every Disney and Pixar movie

Name 3 things on your bucket list: Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, visit every continent (Asia & Antarctica to go), visit all old & new wonders of the world

Who are your creative heroes? Bill Watterson, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Michelangelo

Favorite quote? “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutual weirdness – and call it love.” – Robert Fulghum

What do you enjoy most when you’re not working? Spending time (especially biking) with my 2-yr-old

Go-to karaoke song? I don’t sing karaoke for the sake of everyone within earshot. But at home my go-to is Hold On by Wilson Phillips

Favorite curse word? Jeepers