Meet a Modell’s Associate: Pat Gwon

General | May 9th, 2012

Time at Modell’s: Since June of 1999.

Hometown:  Flushing, NY

Department:  Marketing/Advertising

Job Title:  Art Director

What do you do in 30 words or less:
I work with the creative team in designing and creating all Modell’s print ads, web media and e-mail blasts.

Favorite Part of Working for Modell’s:
I like the challenge of creating better looking ads than our competitors, especially during the “hot market” season.

If I had a $100 Modell’s gift card right now I’d buy:
Nike Air Jordans

Favorite Pro Team: New York Mets

Favorite Pro Player and why: Mike Piazza – he made the team better, had many memorable and legendary hits, including the post-9/11 HR that lifted the spirits of our city.

Growing up my sports role model was: Keith Hernandez

Sports I played growing up: Volleyball, softball, basketball, racquetball, and tennis.

Highest level of sports played: High school volleyball

What do you still play: Basketball, racquetball, and tennis.

My Modell’s Defining Athletic Moment:  
I bowled a “97” during our department’s bowling night.