September 7th, 2009
In This Podcast Episode
Rob McNealy interviews Carol Quinn co-founder of 3Lunches about the importance of networking and one-on-one mentoring in business.
Carol Quinn’s Bio
Entrepreneur, writer and advertising creative, Carol Quinn is the co-creator and author of the upcoming nonfiction book: “3Lunches: How to Change Your Life with Friend-to-Friend Coaching and a Sandwich,” and the blog: 3Lunches.com.
With a degree in Drama from Arts Educational Schools London, and a B.FA. in Film and Television from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Carol began her career as the co-founder of Angel Entertainment, an independent media development group—producers of educational interactive computer software, computer animation, children’s books, and television projects. Carol held the position of Executive Vice President and led the in-house creative team. She conceived, wrote and produced book manuscripts, teleplays, interactive computer game scripts, and screenplays as well as managing the editorial, design and production staffs. While at Angel Entertainment, she created and sold a series pilot to NBC, and Lifetime Television, followed by several Movies of the Week for CBS and ABC. She represented the company to underwriters and investment groups; together with her partner, took the company public in 1987.
Turning to advertising and marketing, Carol became a Senior Vice President/Creative Director with entertainment advertising company, Air Creative Group (formerly Jacobs and Gerber). She wrote and produced television, radio, print and online campaigns for clients including CBS Television, Paramount Television, Warner Bros. Online, Radio Disney, Disney Channel and DIRECTV before founding her own advertising agency, Benedict Partners, Inc. Carol has also written for film and television, and is the co-creator/author of the first American mass-market graphic novel for girls, Pink Flamingos (Simon & Schuster), and created the Young Adult book series “Palm Beach Prep” (Lynx Books).