Get To Know NKE: Alyssa Cuffie

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“NKE is a social architecture company looking to connect diverse people from across the city through new experiences.”

Get to know NKE is a series focused on the faces behind the company.  It is intended to give you insight on those who plan and execute the wonderful events that bring connection and creativity to the city.  Hear their background, thoughts on the future of NEWaukee, and more. 

Name?

Alyssa Cuffie

What school did you go to or graduate from?

I go to Loyola University Chicago for Marketing and a minor in Information Systems.

What’s your hometown?

Brown Deer, WI

What’s your position?

Communications Intern

How did you hear about NEWaukee?

Both of my parents have worked with NEWaukee in different aspects so I heard about it from them.

What inspired you to apply?

After researching what NEWaukee is and the types of events they do I was excited to be able to get really involved in the city.  

How would you describe NEWaukee’s mission in your own words?

NKE is a social architecture company looking to connect diverse people from across the city through new experiences.

What event are you looking forward to the most this summer?

I think I’m the most excited for the upcoming Night Markets.  The food is unparalleled.

Who’s your favorite album/artist?

I’m a Frank Ocean stan and even though his album Blonde is really good, Channel Orange is still my favorite.

If you were stuck on a desert island, what three items would you bring?

I would bring a water purifier, a friend, and lemon pepper so we don’t have to eat bland food on the island.

Where’s your favorite space to go/hang out/eat in Milwaukee?

There’s this really cute nature preserve/trail behind Gateway Plastics in Brown Deer that I like to visit.  For food, I love to hang out at Pizza Shuttle.