Get to know us, round three! Featuring our Operations Manager and office Mom, Mandy Pantano. Mandy manages office operations and Erik.

Raised in Watertown, NY, Mandy moved here for college and never left. She graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Business Administration Degree and her Masters from Canisius College. Keep reading to learn more about Mandy!

What do you like best about what you do?

The variety, there is never is never a dull moment.

What do you consider a fulfilling workday?

Seeing progress, not from what we started today but getting closer to the overall goal.

What would the title of your autobiography be?

Complicated: The Life Story of Mandy Hwang-Pantano.

What’s your enneagram number and do you agree with it?

I honestly don’t remember. I might have to retake it. I think I was a 3/1 or 8/1. If that’s the case, I agree.

Describe working at Of the Sea in three words.

Interesting, exciting, challenging.

Do you have a favorite book, newspaper or blog?

I am currently loving The Handmaiden’s Tale.

Tell us something that might surprise us about you.

I speak a second language.