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The If List

Megan Schulz, Director of Communications, Giumarra Companies

It is easy to see—and read—why this amazing industry advocate has such a gravity to her. A chameleon of the best kind with a gift for marketing and communications, Megan relishes in bringing out the best in the programs and the people around her. It is no surprise that her IF List has the same unique energy and unstoppable charisma that only this breed of human could define...

IF you could have been born in another century or decade, which would it be and why?

I’d like to see what life is like in the 25th century, and meet my descendants several hundred years from now.

IF you had to choose now, what would your last meal consist of?

A meal composed of many different Spanish tapas—heavy on the produce, meat, bread, and cheese! Rich chocolate soufflé for dessert.

IF you could imagine yourself in a different industry, what would it be?

One that involves interacting with people and making a positive contribution to their health, such as medicine or fitness.

IF you could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?

My paternal grandmother passed away when I was 17. She was hilarious and wise, and I’d love to reconnect with her as an adult.

IF you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you bring?

Sticking to items and not people: a machete, a sleeping bag that can double as a mosquito net, and a solar-powered satellite phone.

IF you were another species in the animal kingdom, what would you be?

A dolphin. I love the ocean, and dolphins are highly social creatures that form deep connections with each other but are also free-spirited.

IF you wrote an autobiography, what would be the title?

What Are We Gonna Eat? One of life’s great questions. People close to me know that I’m often thinking about my next meal!

IF you could make everyone watch a movie of your choosing, which movie would you want them to see?

Interstellar. It’s unique and moving.

IF you had to eat the same thing every day for the rest of your days, what would you eat?

Breakfast: a superfood smoothie to make sure I don’t develop any nutritional deficiencies.
Lunch: a poke bowl.
Dinner: Neapolitan pizza and an Italian chopped salad.

IF you could enhance one aspect of your intelligence, what part would you want to improve?

I’d like to be able to learn and retain new skills at a remarkable speed.

IF you could join a musician, dead or alive—on stage to sing along or play an instrument with—who would you choose?

I’d join Led Zeppelin for an epic rendition of “Stairway to Heaven.” I’d play the recorder so the audience wouldn’t have to hear me sing.

IF you had a superpower, what would you want it to be?

Time travel!endstop