Schory: Where did you grow up?
McLaughlin: In the Fox Valley
Schory: Do you have any pets?
McLaughlin: A German shepherd named Looty
Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
McLaughlin: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Schory: First job?
McLaughlin: Delivering newspapers
Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
McLaughlin: I wanted to become an astronaut, but I became a roofer. I own Ace Roofing Services and just got a 25-year member award from the St. Charles Chamber.
Schory: Favorite charity?
Schory: Favorite local restaurant?
McLaughlin: Salerno’s in St. Charles
Schory: What is an interesting fact about yourself?
McLaughlin: I have saved three people from drowning, and I was a world traveler by the time I was 25.