We are excited to have Evan Aubertin on board as the newest Arnerich Massena team member. Evan joins us as an operations associate; he will be responsible for supporting our portfolio operations team members, assisting with database management, document management, and daily reporting. Evan comes to us with six years of experience doing administrative and client service work, but we wanted to know more about who Evan is, so we asked him to share a bit about himself:
What is your favorite restaurant in Portland?
The burrito place at the end of my street: I don’t remember the name, and the food isn’t spectacular, but the people are so friendly, I feel welcome every time I go there. They start cooking my food as soon as I walk in the door.
For food, Tasty n Sons, but I rarely have the patience to wait in line.
What is your favorite book/ a book you would recommend/ a book you recently read and enjoyed?
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: such a well-rounded novel.
What is your favorite film?
The Life Aquatic, a Wes Anderson movie starring Bill Murray. The Royal Tenenbaums is another great Wes Anderson film.
What’s the strangest job you’ve ever had?
I worked for Medicare for a while, where I learned a little bit about why healthcare is so expensive! There’s a lot of chaos that takes up the budget.
Where is your favorite place to which you’ve traveled?
Barcelona: it’s so dense and lively. The people are really vibrant and excited to be alive. And the location is gorgeous.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Do you have a favorite hobby?
Music: playing guitar and piano, all kinds of music. It’s much more than a hobby, though.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever given/been given?
“Get into it!” You get a lot more out of life when you really dive into things. Whether or not you’ve chosen the situation you’re in, commit yourself and you’ll have a lot more fun. I keep a post-it reminder of this in my wallet.
If you could have one superpower, what would you choose?
Flight: fun and practical!
City or country
Dogs or cats – neither
Coffee or tea
Clean or messy
Summer or winter – transitional seasons
Comedy or drama – both, in a good balance
Beach or mountains
Early bird or night owl