Margaret W. Wong and Associates LLC
Education: Western Illinois University, bachelor’s degree; State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, doctorate in law
First Job: Credit analyst at city of Buffalo finance department, HUD Program
Toughest Challenge: To remain “on point” during media attacks and stay focused on long-term goals
How I Motivate Others: To show we do not need to be the smartest, most intelligent, be white or male to be great
Best Advice: Get a good night’s sleep. Get up early in the morning to develop a habit of giving maximum value to everything we do.
Proudest Moment: When I passed the bar exam on my first try
What Keeps Me Up at Night: Failing my clients and forgetting to do something
Important Lesson Learned: We have to fail in order to succeed; give in order to receive; learn to love and have grace.