CAREERS: Where I Work - Sherri Fallin, senior account manager, Duffey Communications

How long have you been in your job? Two years.

Describe the space you work in I have a luxurious window view of the Crown Plaza Hotel - please remember to close your curtains next time you walk around naked in your hotel room. I also have a fish tank with my lone fish 'Boo,' named after Boo Radley of To Kill a Mockingbird fame.

Who is the smartest person you work with? Lee Duffey, our president and founder. Within five minutes he manages to conjure up more ideas than most people do in five hours, and then he hops on his scooter, straps on his wireless headset and holds a phone meeting on the way back to his office.

Who is the craziest? It's a close call, but I'd have to say Susan Weiner, our VP of Strategic Thinking. She was the first female mayor of Savannah, GA, owner of three successful businesses and star of a one-woman European traveling show. Susan has this uncanny knack of shaking up client meetings and creating office antics - I'm not sure if it's from her business or show biz background.

How comfortable are your offices? The office has a very casual feel with cushy leather chairs, big sofas for creative sessions and you can write on all the walls of our meeting rooms. It creates a great team atmosphere.

How often are you still there when the cleaners come round? Manuel just had a baby and his wife is doing great ... But I don't know him all THAT well, yet. I justify my late hours by hitting the snooze button a few extra times in the morning.

What's been your biggest mistake while working there? I organized a reception to be hosted by a US Senator for Governor Jeb Bush and forgot to tell the Senator about it. I found out when the Senator called to find out if he was invited.

What is the biggest thing to hit your office in the past year? Lee 'Hell on Wheels' Duffey, who crashed through the wall of the reception area on his Zappy scooter. The hole served as a great conversation piece.

Sneak us a good piece of gossip from your office Why ... what have you heard?



Number of employees: 40

Office address: 3379 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: (404) 266-2600

Web: www.duffey.com

Senior manager: Scott Daughdril, engagement manager



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