Professional Profile: Florence Quinn 2006

Florence Quinn - 2006

Name: Florence Quinn - 2006

Title: President/Founder

Company: Quinn & Co. Public Relations

Location: New York City

Birthplace: Bristol. Conn., 1955

Family: Husband Eric, son Maxwell, stepson Spencer, two cats and a dog College: Smith College First job outside of real estate: Travel PR, which I still do. First job in real estate or allied field: PR for Boston Properties’ first N.Y.C. building What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I manage a 25-person PR firm that specializes in real estate and travel PR. We are launching two new divisions: Residential Hotels & Resorts and Wine & Spirits Hobbies: Reading. hiking, swimming, shopping on the Internet Favorite book: “A Suitable Boy" by Vikram Seth Favorite movie: “The Sound of Music" Person you admire most (outside of family): Bill Gates Keys to success: Have passion, want it, never give up, hire talented people, and get help when you need it If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Own a vineyard in California or work for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.