Schory: Where did you grow up?
Leard: Kansas City, Kansas
Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
Leard: Meryl Streep
Schory: First job?
Leard: Pharmacy clerk
Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Leard: An Air Force pilot, but I became a real estate agent.
Schory: Book or movie you would recommend?
Leard: “The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics” by Daniel James Brown
Schory: Favorite charity?
Leard: Mutual Ground. The Batavia Woman’s Club is hosting its 10th annual Luncheon and Fashion Show fundraiser for Mutual Ground at 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at the Q Center, 1405 N. Fifth Ave., St. Charles. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased online at www.bataviawomansclub.org.
Schory: Favorite local restaurant?
Leard: Gaetano’s in Batavia
Schory: What is an interesting fact about yourself?
Leard: I went skydiving at 23 and I did not tell my mother.