Portrait of a Dream Client (Too Bad She’s Fictional)

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Mad Men’s Rachel Menken, as portrayed by Maggie Siff, exudes confidence, intelligence, taste and other attributes one might like to find in a business partner.
This is how Siff describes her character to her alumnae magazine:

“Rachel is intelligent and thoughtful, very direct — a truth-teller — and also very in touch with her sexuality. She is a powerful, attractive woman who is articulate in defending her right to be that. It’s hard to find a female role that has all of those characteristics. In a lot of ways, she really exemplifies what I think of as a Bryn Mawr woman.”

Siff also attended NYU’s Tisch School where she earned a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am now head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.