CLS Strategies 10 Questions: Dan Smith

March 2, 2017

CLS Strategies 10 Questions: Dan Smith

Name: Dan Smith
Title: Managing Associate
Time with CLS: 10 months

1. In your career, what is the best advice you’ve been given? 

To be a happy warrior, to be relentlessly enthusiastic and to find joy in my work.

2. What would you tell yourself if you could go back and give yourself advice on your first day at CLS?

Take it one day at a time. 

3. If you weren’t in the PR industry, what would you be doing?

Probably realizing my lifelong dream of being an NBA All-Star.

4. What dream client/industry would you like to work with?

My beloved Carolina Panthers.

5. Who has been your mentor during your time at CLS?

Timothy Gerard Hogan

6. What is your favorite movie?

Caddyshack & La La Land

7. What is your favorite quote?

Ball is life.

8. Who would play you in the movie version of your life?

Ryan Gosling 

9. What is your hidden talent?


10. What would be the theme song of your life?

Return of the Mack by Mark Morrison

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