Our team!

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Meet Karen; 

 

Hey Karen, how long have you been at Neal Brothers and what do you do here?

Two years ago I started on order desk as a seasonal employee and this past January began my full time role as a MCB and pricing administrator

In Lehman’s Terms?

In short, I keep track of budgets and manage retail promotions with some brand management thrown in there.

What is the most memorable milestone in your career so far?

While working at The Stop’s Night Market in 2015 I ate the most incredible waffle.

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What would you say is the most adventurous thing you have ever done?

In 2014 I spent 2 months in Peru completing my final University internship. I fell in love with South America and went back in 2015, backpacking my way across the continent for 4 months. I climbed Machu Picchu for the second time, went whale watching in Ecuador, ate my weight in steak in Argentina, and spent 3 days on the salt flats in Bolivia.

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What’s your day off look like?

Spending time at my friend’s farm with our dogs or more recently throwing axes at a target in a league. I am also training for a half marathon in October.

What’s your Goodness?

I volunteer at Dog Tales. A rescue centre just outside of Newmarket

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What do you do there?

I walk, play and snuggle with dogs that are waiting for their ‘forever homes’

Where is your favourite place to wine/dine in your city and why?

Joia, an Italian eatery in Aurora, ON. They have THE MOST delicious thin crust pizza.

What’s your favourite Neal Brothers product and how do you eat it?

Srirachup kettle chips…and to answer the second part, the entire bag at once.

What would be your last meal? and don’t hold back. 

A giant bowl of mashed potatoes and the biggest, rarest steak.