Get to Know a Groupie: Rachel Polk

Rachel Polk March 15, 2021

Get to know Rachel Polk, Meridian Group’s director of public relations.

I’ve been at the agency for: Two years.

When I wake up in the morning, my first thought is: Giving thanks for another day on this planet.

Weekends are for: Family time, spending time with friends, going out to eat and catching a show.

Drink of choice: Orange crushes, a full-bodied red or Drambuie for an after dinner cordial.

The accomplishment I’m most proud of: Raising my beautiful son, Elijah.

Most played artists on Spotify: Beres Hammond and reggae

My current desktop picture is: Generic.

I’m currently reading: Untamed by Glennon Doyle.

A talent I wish I had is: Singing.

My favorite movies are: Rom coms for sure – Dirty Dancing, When Harry Met Sally and Definitely, Maybe.

My guilty pleasure is: Shopping at Bloomies and Tiffanys and going to a fine Italian dinner in NYC before a show.

My idols include: My mom, Maya Angelou and Martin Luther King Jr.

What are you currently binge watching? Bridgerton.

My favorite quote is: “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with passion, some compassion, some humor and some style.” – Maya Angelou

I am fascinated by: Ignorance.

My top three items on my bucket list are: Effect positive change in the world and continue to grow throughout the journey, travel to meet new people and experience new cultures, and write a book.

What I love most about what I do at Meridian Group is: Being a part of a synergistic team where I learn new things every day and having the opportunity to develop viable solutions to address clients’ needs.