Full Name:James P. McDermott
Grad Year: 1990
Occupation:Insurance and Financial Advisor
Company:Mass Mutual Financial Group
Favorite SMC course or topic: Management Communications with Barry Eckhouse
Favorite SMC experience/ moment:The day I graduated!
What's on my iPod now: River - The Jonie Letters - Herbie Hancock, soundtrack to Mel Brooks "The Producers"
What book I'm reading now: The Plus Factor - Norman Vincent Peale
Recent business trip: San Diego
Recent personal trip: Del Mar (watched the whales, went surfing!)
A typical weekend: Bike ride, rent a movie or two, read and listen to music, relax.
Favorite Quote: "Are you going to have a great day today or do you have other plans?"
If I won $10M, I would... Be a very popular guy with my favorite non-profits and charities.
My SMC MBA:Gave me the self confidence to lead, discover my passions regarding helping people develop their potential, and now to give back and share my experience with others.
Updated January 2009...