Emma Currens

Marketing Coordinator

Emma Currens Walker Sands

Emma assists in strategic executions of traditional and digital marketing initiatives. She infuses her creativity and devotion to detail into projects that boost Walker Sands’ brand image, generate quality leads and create demand. 

Emma collaborates cross team to create campaigns and efforts that effectively communicate the Digital Ecosystem. With her team, Emma has helped conceptualize and execute numerous campaigns such as National Cookie Day, Just a Book and Creative Agency. She also assists in promoting internal data studies, which serve to position Walker Sands as a thought leader and highlight our industry experts.  

Emma graduated cum laude from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor in Advertising and Public Relations. In her final year of school, she completed a one year internship with Walker Sands. 

Q&A with Emma Currens

What TV or movie character best exemplifies you and why?

Ray from Uptown Girls. I was a ballerina growing up and I’m a bit of a neat freak. However, Brittany Murphy’s carefree character, Molly Gun, is my alter ego! 

What is your favorite place in Chicago that isn't a typical tourist destination?

When it’s a nice Sunday, you can find me at the Logan Square farmer’s market. It’s my favorite market in the city! You can get all your produce for the week, a hipster fix and a vanilla-fig and black pepper snow cone all in one trip. 

Would you rather have the office stocked 24/7 with Starbucks coffee or Garrett's popcorn?

Intelligentsia cortados please!

One thing people wouldn't know about you is?

When I was a kid, I did a handful of voiceover jobs, and was in radio commercials for small ad campaigns. 

If you could live anywhere else in the world, where would you live?

One of the cities that makes up the Cinque Terre in the Italian Riviera. The people here live by the saying “la dolce fare niente,” the sweetness of doing nothing. They also have delicious seafood, wine and stunning views of the Mediterranean. 

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