Where did you grow up: Poplar Grove, Ill.
Family: Loren (husband), and children Chase, 10, William, 5, and Kinsley, 4.
Pets: “Scooby” the dog.
Occupation: Director of educational development at Zearing Child Enrichment Center.
What is the last song you listened to: “Wanted Dead or Alive” by Bon Jovi.
What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: The friendly/family feel.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could only take one thing with you, what would it be: It’s too hard to pick just one thing!
If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: Wisely (LOL)!
If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Pasta.
What is your favorite local restaurant: Los Ranchitos.
What is the last TV show you watched: “Frasier.”
What is the last book you read: “Jack and Jill” by James Patterson.
People would be surprised to know that you: I have a tattoo.
If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: Nothing!