An advertising agency media buyer must be equal parts researcher, optimizer, and negotiator. That’s our Patty. She knows that even the best creative concepts will fall flat if not put in front of the right target audience, so she makes the media magic happen.
A self-described planner, fun-lover and Mom, Patty has a penchant for the 70s—give her all the music and tie-dye fashions—but if given the option to be anywhere right now, it would to be in Nashville with her grandkids.
Read on to learn more fun facts about our resident media expert. You can learn even more by visiting her bio: Patty Kisner.
What’s your favorite way to spend a day off? Outside—working in the flower garden or with my horse.
What was the best vacation you ever took and why? Ireland with the whole family. With four dogs, we don’t take a lot of vacations!
What was your favorite age growing up? Elementary school days. I loved school and riding horses with my friends.
Do you have a favorite quote from a TV show/movie/book? “PIVOT!” from Friends.
My two biggest pet peeves: 1) Putting things in the dishwasher the wrong way. It has to be the Patty Way. 2) Saying “I don’t have time.”
What is your favorite sport to watch or play? Kansas City Chiefs football.
Have you ever had a nickname? What is it? Do Bee from Romper Room.
What is one thing you will never do again? Jump a horse.
The most important thing I learned in high school was: Old friends are the best friends.
If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be? My grandmothers and grandfathers.
Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life? Meg Ryan.
What three items would you take with you on a deserted island? Matches, a tent, and a water bucket.
Are you related or distantly related to anyone famous? Ireland’s Saint Oliver Plunkett—a 17th century martyr whose severed head is on display in St. Peter’s Church in Drogheda, Ireland.
Do you collect anything? Antiques or vintage “things.”
How do you think your colleagues would describe you? Opinionated and fun-loving.
Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What did you want to be when you grew up? A horse trainer.
In another life, I’m pretty sure I was Carol Burnett.
What are some causes you care about? Critter Crusaders, Aiming for a Cure, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
What is the best gift you have been given? My son got me an antique horse tin try for Christmas- it was a surprise and was hard to find.
What celebrity would you like to meet at Starbucks for a cup of coffee? Dana Perino. She’s so sweet and loves dogs.
Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? I like to wallpaper and handpiece mini quilts.
What song would you say best sums you up? “Dancing on the Ceiling.”
Who is your hero? My mom.
If you had to describe yourself as an animal, what would it be? A horse or a cat.