While everyone on PRowl's executive board will be posting their goodbye blogs this week, I have the even more difficult task of saying goodbye...no, see you later, to all of them. Some of them I have only known for a year, others have helped me grow from the very beginning. I wanted to take the opportunity to thank each of them for the knowledge, the experience and most importantly, the friendship they have provided me.
To Evan, thank you for leading our account this year and making the campaign a great success. You have been a great mentor to our younger members and your willingness to always share your advice with them has allowed each of them to grow throughout the past year into up-and-coming young professionals.
To Emily, your positive outlook and cheerful demeanor always made sticky situations seem bearable. You are a tremendous leader and did an incredible job at guiding your account throughout the year, despite all of the hurdles you faced. You are an incredibly intelligent and talented young woman, and even more importantly, a great friend.
To Michelle, it has been an absolute pleasure having the opportunity to watch you grow from a staff member into the incredible account executive and director of PR that you were this past year. It is a true testament to what a dedicated and hard-working individual you are and I have no doubt that you will find great success after graduation.
And lastly, to Jaime, thank you for trusting me to carry on the incredible organization that you have built. It is an honor to have the opportunity to lead the firm and I can only hope to do as half as good a job as you have done. Because of your hard work, sacrifice and endless passion, we now have an organization that provides 20+ students the priceless opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the industry. Thank you for being a mentor to me throughout the past three years. You are a wonderful leader and I promise you that I will continue to grow and strengthen the firm after you are gone.
To the remaining graduating seniors, it has been a pleasure knowing you and working with you. I have looked up to each and every one of you and appreciate all of the guidance you have shared with me. I know that all of you will find great success in whatever you do because I know that I have been fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to work with some of the most talented young professionals in the field.
So, as the saying goes, it's not goodbye... it's see you later. Best of luck with everything.